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November 13, 2017
My Body and My Faith
Maybe don’t read this if you are sensitive to discussions of abuse, sexual assault, or...
October 14, 2016
I am writing this post in support of Jory Micah. Jory focuses her work on...
August 13, 2016
Jesus, the Cause of Division
The lectionary reading for this week is putting some folks on edge. It is Luke...
May 13, 2016
Closed Hearts, Closed Minds, Closed Doors: A Letter to all LGBTQIA and Allied United Methodists
You are loved. You were made in the image of God. You are part of...
January 14, 2016
Wayne Grudem for President #nothanks
Disclaimer: I tend not to comment on politics, and I haven’t been following the Republican...
January 11, 2016
Revisiting Christ in missions and service in the age of selfies
Revisiting Christ in missions and service in the age of selfies Bec Cranford serves as...
December 12, 2015
God, Jesus, and Thoughts about Incarnation
I believe in God Incarnate. I believe in Jesus, the One who was some kind...
November 15, 2015
They’re nothing more exciting than a box. Cats love them - usually empty. Kids use...
October 19, 2015
All Lives Matter vs Black Lives Matter: The Already and the Not Yet
There has been a lot of debate over the phrases “Black Lives Matter,” and “All...
October 12, 2015
Calling God “She” — It’s Just Another Pronoun!
To linguistically portray God as a father, or God as a woman giving birth, or...
August 17, 2015
Five Elements of Church Error (part 2 of 5) – Leaving Slavery & Segregation Behind
Do you believe in slavery? Would your church hire a pro-segregation minister? Would you be...
July 17, 2015
Five Elements of Church Error – The Unexpected Jesus (Part 1of 4)
Part 1: Were We Wrong About Jesus Being Wrong About Eschatology? Early in my journey...
July 11, 2015
Us or Them versus Us for Them
Us or Them versus Us for Them Ahh. The Bible. Romans 14. Read this...
June 16, 2015
What is a Coming of God? Part 3/3
Part 3 of 3 In this series, we’ve been exploring the possibility that Jesus’ “coming on the...
May 17, 2015
Coming of God – part 2
Last month, we looked at what Jesus had to say about the timing of his...
May 16, 2015
The Hiddenness of God, How Resurrection Can Be Disappointing, and the Future of the Church
Kelley Hudlow is an attorney and Episcopal Deacon who lives in Alabama. She recently invited...
April 19, 2015
Why Busy Christians Need to Learn from Thomas Merton
The Catholic mystic Thomas Merton’s witness and wisdom can help those of us seeking to...
April 17, 2015
What is a “Coming of God?” Part 1
There is much confusion in Christianity today surrounding the milieu of biblical eschatology. Specifically, there is...
April 14, 2015
A Life of Love and Academic Freedom
tenure: the right to keep a job (especially the job of being a professor...
April 08, 2015
Accompaniment as Emergence
I’ve been called to a ministry of accompaniment that means I have chosen to walk...
April 03, 2015
Resisting the Silence of Holy Saturday & Embracing its Darkness on Friday
I have resisted this post all week, and now I find myself on Good Friday,...
March 17, 2015
Lenten Peace in Israel
Today There are three big things in my cultural-religious mind going on today. Today is...
March 12, 2015
The Jesus I Need — An Easter Reflection
Because everything that comes before the empty tomb? That’s what I’m interested in. That’s what...
February 18, 2015
“Flipped” About Lent & Resurrection
Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent. Lent is a time of lengthening, stretching...
February 14, 2015
All About That Faith
Since the day we first enter the world, we face the realities of imperfection. We...
January 22, 2015
Marcus Borg: The Legacy of a Theological Mystic
Marcus Borg was a rare and beautiful paradox in a...
January 17, 2015
Let’s Talk About Race
This week at my church, Solomon's Porch, while our usual master of ceremonies, Doug Pagitt,...
January 12, 2015
My birthday This October I celebrated my 20th anniversary of being a Christian. Well…to be...
January 08, 2015
Dear Theology Professors
Dear theology professors, I have a request. Though it may seem short on words (and...
December 18, 2014
This Advent, Think Different. What Is GOD Waiting For?
It’s Advent again. This is the time, leading up to Christmas, when we reflect upon...
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