Full List of Publications


-Inalienable: How Marginalized Kingdom Voices Can Help Save the American Church (InterVarsity Press [IVP], 2022). Available from: Amazon.com, IVPress.com, BarnesandNoble.com, ChristianBook.com. E-Versions and Audio versions available as well.

-Harbor for the Poor: A Missiological Analysis of Almsgiving in the Thought and Practice of John Chrysostom (Wipf and Stock/Pickwick, 2013). Available fromAmazon.comWipfandStock.comBarnesandNoble.comAlibris



-Christianity Today (Better Samaritan): “As the American Church Shrinks, Global Christianity Can Point the Way Forward” (3-9-2023)

Tulsa World photo article – Ukraine Gratitude Event on One-Year Anniversary of Russian Invasion (2-24-23)

-ERLC Article: “How our church has seen the gospel overcome racial division” (2-9-23)


Holy Post four-part series on Inalienable – “What in the World?” – along with Skye Jethani, Ruth Padilla DeBorst, Vinoth Ramachandra, Lanre Williams-Ayedun, Luis Luna, Matthew Soerens, and Daniel Yang. Episodes 1, 2, 3, 4. Also on Apple podcasts 1, 2, 3, 4. (Aug-Dec 2022)

Good Faith podcast with David French and Curtis Chang – “Welcoming the Refugee and Immigrant with Pastor Eric Costanzo“; also on Apple Podcasts (11-19-22)

Oklahoman Article: “‘Better than the minimum’: Oklahoma Baptists unveil sex abuse hotline, abuse response team” (11-19-22)

God’s Story podcast with Brent Siddall and Rev Ian Reid (New Zealand) – “Inalienable“. Also on Apple podcasts (9-30-22)

In America podcast with Beto Gudiño “American Church in Decline, Immigrant Church on the Rise.” Also on Apple Podcasts. (9-6-22)

Uncommontary podcast with Marty Duren – “Kingdom Voices on the Margins, Ep 107“. Also on Apple podcasts. (8-9-2022)

Finding Holy podcast with Ashley Hales – “Hope for the Western Church with Eric Costanzo”; also on Apple podcasts. (7-7-22)

That Makes Total Sense! podcast with Alexis Busetti – Inalienable interview; also on Apple podcasts. (6-12-22)

USA Today Op-Ed: Southern Baptist Convention has met a day of reckoning. We must do better to stop sexual abuse. (5-29-2022)

Tulsa World Interview: “‘Heartbroken and sickened’: Oklahoma church leaders react to Southern Baptist sex-abuse allegations” (5-24-2022)

-News on 6 (KOTV) Interview on SBC Sexual Abuse Scandal (5-24-2022)

Tulsa World interview: Tulsa Ukrainian refugee achieves U.S. citizenship dream, but ‘nightmare’ unfolding in her home country keeps occasion somber (3-13-2022)

-Tulsa World Story: “Refugee welcome teams stay ready to roll, assist arriving Afghans: ‘The 20 minutes you’re with them is just so precious’” (1-20-2022)


Oklahoman Op-Ed: “Why Oklahoma’s senators need to lead the way (again) in supporting Dreamers” (8-1-2021)

Newsweek Op-Ed: “There Is No Solitary Narrative for the Border Crisis” (6-14-2021)

-AP Associated Press Article on Tulsa Race Massacre and Churches (5-29-2021), also full print ABC News, Washington Post, Boston Globe, and others.

-Extended News on 6 Tulsa Interview with Phil Armstrong and Deron Spoo on Tulsa Race Massacre (2-24-2021)


-Daily Pastor, Thriving in Ministry podcast: Reaching Refugees and Immigrants: Eric Costanzo (10-28-20)

Speak for the Unborn Article: “An Intersection of Abortion and Immigration” (10-1-20)

Christian Post Article: “The US Committed to Religious Freedom but Forsakes Refugees?: Burmese Christians remind nation of ‘America’s first freedom’ as refugees flee religious persecution.” (8-28-20)

ERLC Article: “7 Ways to Serve our Immigrant and Refugee Neighbors during a Pandemic” (5-4-2020)

-Tulsa World Article: “How a Chinese Christian Couple in our Church Helped Equip an Our City’s Largest Emergency Room with N95 Masks” (4-21-20)

Christianity Today Article: “Ministry Leaders Ask ICE to Release Non-Violent Immigrants during COVID-19 and Let Churches Help” (4-15-20)

Baptist Press Article remembering our friend Senator Tom Coburn: “Southern Baptist Coburn Remembered for Faith and Integrity” (3-30-20)


NPR“All Things Considered” interview with Sarah McCammon on the topic of attitudes among evangelicals after opposing op-eds in Christianity Today and Christian Post regarding the President. (12-28-2019)

Only in America podcast with Ali Noorani: podcast episode featuring Senator James Lankford and Eric Costanzo, and Cesar Quintero; also on Apple podcasts (10-16-19)

Chicago Sun-Times Article: “Not all evangelical leaders are anti-immigrant” (9-26-2019, featured, quotes)

Christian Post Article: “Christians, don’t forget about the world’s refugees.” (9-21-19, author)

Christianity Today Article: “God Blessed my Church with Migrants: I don’t want to imagine my community without faithful leaders like Cesar Quintero.” (7-23-19, author)

Bible Study Tools Article: “The Role of Women in the Church: Are We Missing the Mark?” (5-23-19, author)

-The Christian Post Article: “Sri Lanka is yet another wake-up call for all of us.” (4-24-19, author)

ERLC Article: “Christians can welcome refugees and support national security.” (10-9-19, author)

Press-conference with Evangelical Immigration Table and Religion News Service (audio recording from 9-12-18 with several other evangelical leaders)

ERLC Article: “5 ways your church can help immigrant and refugee communities” (6-29-19, author)

Star-Telegram article about Border Immigration and Romans 13 (6-15-2018)

Christian Post Article: “How pastors and churchgoers can approach immigration together” (4-7-19, author)

Fox News Op-Ed: “For me, immigration is a biblical issue. Our foreign-born congregants are human beings made in the image of God – not a political problem to be solved.” (2-10-19, author)


ABC News live-stream of the Washington DC press conference for “Dreamers” (February 2018)

Washington Post Letter regarding Immigration (signed)

Huffington Post article on DC press conference (several quotes)

Tulsa World article on Lankford/Costanzo in DC press conference

NBC (KJRH) story on the opening of CarePoint to serve the vulnerable and refugee families (print, video, quotes, pictures)

NBC (KJRH) video story on the opening of Jenks CarePoint.

Tulsa World story on the opening of CarePoint ministry to refugees (quotes, pictures)

NBC (KJRH) story about refugee sewing ministry (RiSE) with Rising Village at South Tulsa Baptist (quotes/video)


Washington Post Letter on Refugees (signed)

Tulsa World Op Ed on Refugees


Wall Street Journal Article Interview on Homelessness and Mental Illness (interview, 2016)

Outreach Magazine article on our International and Refugee Ministry (quotes)

Tulsa World story on The Living Water Project: Homeless Men Serve Others by Handing Out Water Bottles

CBS (KOTV) interview about Guatemalan volcano crisis

NBC (KJRH) interview about the death of Billy Graham

FOX 23 Story on Bomb Threat and Reasonable Dialogue

NBC (KJRH) interview about sexual predator database for churches

Messenger Insight Podcast interview on International and Refugee Ministry (video, audio, iTunes, Android, etc.)

Christianity Today article on DC press conference (pictured)

Baptist Press article on DC press conference (great summary, several quotes)

“With Dreamers’ status still in question, faith leaders call for Congressional action” in the Enid Eagle (6-6-19, quotes)

Christian Post article on Refugee Resettlement Cuts for 2019 (several quotes)

Article in the Messenger about South Tulsa International and Refugee Ministry (full article)

Evangelical Immigration Table Press Release regarding Refugee Resettlement (quote)

-Broadcast conference call with other leaders on refugee compassion

Christianity Today article on Refugees (page 4)

World Magazine article on refugees (several pages)

World Relief Article on South Tulsa Refugee Ministry

-Interview with Univision on Refugee Crisis

Christian News Journal article on Refugee Travel Ban (quotes – misspelled)

Baptist Press article on Refugees (mention)

“Southern Baptists expect to take up issue of sexual abuse at annual meeting” in the Enid Eagle (2019)

Homelessness and Mental Illness in Tulsa – Tulsa World 

Aggressive Panhandling in Tulsa and a Healthy Response – Tulsa World

Lent and Ash Wednesday on the Streets – Tulsa World

-The Caring Center South and the Union School District – Tulsa World

Helping the Homeless – Tulsa World

NIV Gender Debate – Tulsa World

Remembering Good Friday Shooting Victim Bobby Clark among the Homeless – Tulsa World

Homeless Mom’s Memorial Service – Tulsa World

Living with the Homeless – Tulsa World

2016 Tulsa Community Spirit Magazine – page 29 – article on new position at South Tulsa Baptist Church

Amsterdam 2000 with Billy Graham – Tulsa World

-OBU Preaching in Chapel – OBU Paper 

Tulsa People column on the Caring Center Downtown (pg. 58)


Bible Dictionary entries:

Antioch of Syria


Urban Tulsa Weekly, “Above and Beyond,” http://www.urbantulsa.com, 2010-2011 – Bi-weekly column on spirituality with a readership of over 10,000


-American Academy of Religion, Dallas, TX, March 2015: “Holy Romance or Pagan Ornithology – the Roots of St. Valentine’s Day”.

-North American Patristics Society Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, May 2013: “John Chrysostom on kenodoxia and the Denunciation of Vainglory.”

-Paper Presentation – ETS Eastern Region, Lancaster, PA, March 2012: “John Chrysostom On Almsgiving According to the Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus (Luke 16:19-31).”

-Paper Presentation – EMS Southwest Region, Houston, TX, March 2008: “Indigenous Missionary Initiatives in the Context of Terrorism and Domestic Turmoil: A Case Study of Peruvian Missions in the late Twentieth Century.”