wonderful lecture. You made a very well prepared
and dynamic presentation that was enjoyed by
everyone in the room. As you were speaking, I said
to myself that man is a "wordsmith," written and
verbal. Thanks so much for the time and effort you
gave to the review. - Roy Hazelwood,
noted FBI profiler, author and leader of the
Spotsylvania Presbyterian Church's Adult
2009 Event Schedule (updated
complete speaking transcripts, event recaps, photos
and presentations visit the Bookings
page on this website.
2009 Maury Commons Heritage Center
30+ min. talk to the ladies of
Kappa Delta Gamma (Beta Eta Chapter), a sorority of
retired educators, on my process for historical
research and writing.
2009 Spotsylvania Presbyterian Church
This 60-minute talk on the book
"Christ In The Camp" by Rev. J. William Jones
details the role that religion played in the Army
of Northern Virginia. From the establishment of
chaplains in the Confederate army to the 'Great
Revival,' Jones' recollections show how faith can
aid us in times of war.
2009 Manassas Museum (Friday Evening
This 60-minute talk discussed the
split between the whites and blacks attending
Fredericksburg Baptist, resulting in Shiloh Baptist
(Old Site), as well as the denominational split
between the Methodist church over the issue of
12, 2009 Pittsburgh Writer's
This 2-hour lecture presented an
overview of how I researched materials for my book
on Fredericksburg's historical churches and ten
tips for conducting effective research and applying
it to any genre.
POSTPONED Stafford County
Courthouse Administration Center
30+ min. presentation to the
Stafford Historical Society on the experiences of
Stafford County's churches during the Civil
March 21, 2010 Hospitality House (VA Farm Bureau Women’s Conf.)
Titled “The Mother of the Father of Our Country,” this 30-min. devotional tells the life-story of Mary Ball Washington and her tumultuous legacy as the mother of George Washington.
June 19, 2010 Annual CWHC Muster
"Jackson's Journey: Stonewall in
the Valley" will present a look at a brilliant
military campaign that forged the legacy of a lion.
More to come