Invited to "A Gathering in the Holy Spirit IV: A Conversation among Non-Denominational Christians and Roman Catholics" sponsored by the Centro Pro Unione (Franciscan Friars of the Atonement) at the Vatican. This working group was a bridge toward formalizing dialogue between the Vatican and non-denominational Christians (2007).
Invited to contribute to a symposium on multi-faith education at Auburn Theological Seminary, New York, 2007
"Religious Studies Faculty of the Year" award from Regent School of Undergraduate Studies, (2005)
Named a Teaching Fellow in the Regent University School of Divinity's inaugural Ph.D. Program, (2002)
NEXUS Interfaith Dialogue Project: Peacemaker Award of Appreciation (2001)
Co-edited the Virginia Counselors Journal, which won the award for best state counselor journal in the country in 1995
Received the first Beasley Full-Tuition Scholarship awarded by the Regent School of Divinity (1984)
Design Team board member of the NEXUS Interfaith Dialogue Project at Virginia Wesleyan University (1999-present)
Judge: Metropolis of New Jersey St. John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival, 2012
"I will certainly give you the wisdom and knowledge you requested. But I will also give you wealth, riches, and fame such as no other king has had before you or will ever have in the future!"
2 Chronicles 1:12