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December 14, 2017
The Body Never Lies
But people do. I was leading a yoga retreat in the beautiful Pocono mountains of...
November 27, 2017
I hope you kneel
I hope you kneel in broad daylight under the noonday sun on the moist Mother...
October 10, 2016
A Little Bapticostal Misfit Bible Study
I absolutely adored Bible studies as a young evangelical. Finding my way into the progressive...
September 10, 2016
Progressive Evangelical Female’s story of pornography and sexual addiction
I am a progressive evangelical. I like to think of myself as a baptiscostal floating...
July 28, 2016
Westboro Baptist, Eye-gazing + #DemsInPhilly
Why would a Christian Yogi Mama head into Philadelphia amidst the crowds of Bernie or...
June 24, 2016
Learning To Live A Better Story
In 1949, American scholar, Joseph Campbell, published a book called The Hero With a Thousand Faces,...
June 19, 2016
GRACE, a Name we can all Adopt
A store clerk looked at my credit card last week and asked, "What does your...
June 11, 2016
3 reasons why I am going to the Wildgoose Festival- AGAIN!
Three Reasons Why I am going to the Wildgoose Festival this Summer In 2005, my...
June 05, 2016
Die, Die, Die
Do you ever wake up so sad because the world is overrun with violence, grief...
April 05, 2016
Jesus Commanded I Tell You about Gluttony
Like a preacher in yoga pants I have come, a new Paul, to tell of...
February 13, 2016
How I Found God After Leaving Religion
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move...
September 07, 2015
I am not you but I am not other than you, either
Taking my title one step further we read James Finley's words: "As this soaks into...
August 10, 2015
How we failed to plant a successful church
How We failed at Successful Church Planting I sat with middle aged white...
April 05, 2015
Eye Gazing in Prison on Holy Saturday
I spent Holy Saturday at the Philadelphia FDC 3South floor with 12 incarcerated women attending...
February 10, 2015
(De)Constructing Hell [The End of Metaphysics Series]
Žižek, “See you in hell or in communism!” ...
January 27, 2015
Once You are Real, You can’t be UGLY
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we...
January 09, 2015
Truth Without God (The End of Metaphysics Series)
At the fundamental level, quantum mechanics authoritatively and indisputably states that there exists no objective reality...
December 10, 2014
Life Without Eternity (The End of Metaphysics Series)
Ludwig Wittgenstein once said that, "...there is something wrong with trying to answer metaphysical...
November 16, 2014
An Emergent Episcopalian Shares Some Thoughts about the Church
Many of us in the emergent conversation have left institutional Christianity. We do not trust...
November 09, 2014
Did Jesus Struggle With Racism?
For centuries now, the divinity of Jesus Christ has been under fire. Whether...
September 11, 2014
Perfect Love casts out all Fear. Even Media induced Fear.
Growing up in the Epicenter of all known culture in Georgia, West Georgia, Douglasville to...
September 09, 2014
Why is Fundamentalism So Attractive?
The fashionable place of fundamentalism in history has found a place in the here and...
April 15, 2013
Is Missional a redefinition of Evangelical?
Something I have been pondering suggests a potential pitfall for missional dialogs that repeat the...
February 27, 2013
The Busy (c) 2003 Randy S. Woodley
The busy, dizzy bustle in this lonely, lonely world. Traffic moving forward. People moving back....
February 20, 2013
Poetry: American Sons by Randy Woodley
Today, I'm posting about the American enterprise of war but really more about how precious...
January 23, 2013
Return to a Theology of Normalcy or the Same Old Homogenous Imperialism? By Randy S. Woodley
It is coming….the signs of restored racism in our society are beginning to show… Increased...
December 28, 2012
Grab some popcorn,the crucifixion was for entertainment
It is in the crucifixion of the desert rabbi, Jesus of Nazareth that we come...
December 24, 2012
May Christmas be Filled with Mouse Poop and Camel Spit By Randy S. Woodley
In this cynical and snarky world in which we live, we are getting pretty good...
December 05, 2012
Finding Current Meaning In Jesus’ Birth (Part 1) By Randy Woodley
It Was A Night Around Christmas The meaning of this poem will be reflected in...
October 10, 2012
Heal Me: Why Tommy and the White Western Colonial Church? By Randy Woodley
I began this conversation I called, See Me, Feel Me, Touch Me, Heal Me as...
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