Nathan Empsall is a prolific writer and public speaker. He has been a reporter for the Spokane, WA, Spokesman-Review and a front-page editor for MyDD (the first major progressive blog). His Daily Kos diaries often reach the recommendation list, he has preached in churches from Nebraska to DC, and he has presented at conferences and gatherings including RootsCamp, the Au Sable Institute of Environmental Studies, the Yale Colloquium on Religion and Ecology, the Yale Graduate Conference on Religion and Ecology, and the Fordham Theology Graduate Conference.
Here is a small sampling of Rev. Nathan’s sermons and other public writing. Academic papers from Yale University may be added at a future date.
Amidst Pandemic, the Chance to Experience Easter as the Apostles Did – Red Letter Christians, April 12, 2020
Open Hearts, Closed Doors – Red Letter Christians, March 21, 2020
The Episcopal Church–standing up to climate change denial? – Search: A Church of Ireland Journal – Spring 2018
Striving for Justice and Peace: Episcopal Climate Action at #COP23 – The Episcopal Church, November 15, 2017
Praying for Creation: Episcopal Climate Action at #COP23 – The Episcopal Church, November 14, 2017
If this is your locker-room banter, then you have a problem – October 8, 2016
Why I Don’t Unfriend My Pro-Trump and “All Lives Matter” Friends and Relatives – September 28, 2016
Getting Things Done: Reflections on Katrina Recovery – Spokane, WA, Spokesman Review – January 6, 2007
“Furthering an Intercentric Environmental Ethic: Moving Beyond Anthropocentrism and Biocentrism to Focus on the Ecological and Spiritual Reality of Interconnection.” FERNS: The Graduate Journal on Environmental Stewardship. 01.01 (2018): 60-83.
An Interview with the Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori – February 28, 2017: