Meet OneTable’s President: Nick

Raised in Seattle, Nick has since traveled the world and lived all over the map. Nashville for an undergraduate degree, New York for his own business ventures, and now Pasadena to attend Fuller Theological Seminary. In 2007, with a culture war between the Church and the LGBTQ communities becoming increasingly hostile – rooted in polarity and characterized by enmity – Nick was enduring his own internal dialogue. Oblivious to the social unrest around him, Nick was plagued with an internal warring of his own sexuality and faith in God.

In reconciling with one’s own sexuality, there are certain basic human truths and rights that must be grappled with and unearthed. For Nick, coming out was the catalyst that fueled a commitment to offer support, friendship, and education to those who were experiencing isolation, hurt, and seeking. This personal commitment has developed into something much more. Nick’s story has equipped him to see, beyond his own hurt, a fragmented society that is in desperate need of intentional bridge building.

OneTable is just one place where Nick is able to engage LGBTQ peoples as well as straight allies who struggle to make sense of what is often a painful and lonely journey. Nick remains convinced, now more than ever, that it is an inherent, spiritually formative endeavor to willingly enter into the tensions of diversity. Rather than fleeing the discomfort of disagreement, Nick believes we are called to grow in humility, graciousness, and generosity. To sequester ourselves into a community of uniformity stunts our growth in learning to love those with whom we disagree.

Nick’s own story has been powerful in offering perspective, hope, and a face to what is often only a hypothetical and polarizing conversation. Having been an active voice in the conversations surrounding the reconciliation of Faith & Sexuality, Nick gladly joins the team at OneTable.


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