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November 27, 2017
I hope you kneel
I hope you kneel in broad daylight under the noonday sun on the moist Mother...
July 14, 2016
At a Loss for Words
This will sound so cliche. But, I'm just at a loss for words. +France and...
September 16, 2015
The Cost of Changing Faith
An ongoing discussion I keep stumbling into is how people are dealing with changes in...
July 30, 2015
Buddha Inside/Jesus Outside
Tonight Great Spirit said,' your story is ready to be birthed. Your peace has been...
June 14, 2015
We Go Up to the Mountains
I am blessed to live in a place where we can easily go up to...
February 14, 2015
All About That Faith
Since the day we first enter the world, we face the realities of imperfection. We...
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...
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 08, 2014
Walk Towards the Light
A week ago Sunday I led an Adult Christian forum between services at a Denver...
November 05, 2014
What do Pee Wee Herman and Non-Attachment have in common?
Two days ago I purchased my monthly copy of Mantra Yoga+Health magazine. I was anticipating...
September 14, 2014
Authenticity and Community
I love being part of the emergent movement. I love the space to think, learn,...
September 10, 2014
Let the full moon guide me.
Let the full moon guide me. Not many of my christian friends feel comfortable with...
September 05, 2014
In Full Disclosure
I am not a writer. There, I've said it and it feels good to get...
July 06, 2013
Give Me a Racist Over A Racist System Anyday by Randy Woodley
"Now brother Woodley, Rev. _______ will share his apology with you and then you can...
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...
February 12, 2013
Poetry : Randy Woodley, The Haunting (A Tribute to Richard Twiss)
Over the next several months I will be posting some of my poetry every Wednesday....
February 08, 2013
#SKEPTIMERGENT: the atheist’s dilemma
I would guess that most people who have grown up and stayed in churches do...
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 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...
September 26, 2012
Touch Me: it takes a lifetime by Randy Woodley
(I began this series See Me, Feel Me, Touch Me, Heal Me as a challenge...
August 29, 2012
See Me: A Call to Christians in the West to Invite Those Different Than Them to the Table by Randy Woodley
(Read the Introduction to this series) So, what is the cost to the whole community...
August 02, 2012
What Does a Good Leadership Meeting Look Like?
How about this for a monthly leadership meeting? Council Meeting, July 2012 To begin, we...
August 01, 2012
Authentic Jesus Generations: Woodstock to Wild Goose by Randy Woodley
Although there is not much in general these days that one can say about the...
July 06, 2012
What I Noticed at Wild Goose 2012
1. Being cool is overrated. You already know it was hot. However, having spent a...
June 18, 2012
Getting the Courage We Long For
"Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice...
June 06, 2012
Book: Shalom and the Community of Creation: An Indigenous Vision by Randy Woodley
From the Publisher, William B Eerdman's Publishing: In this book, Randy Woodley draws parallels between...
May 23, 2012
Is Violent Racism Making a Comeback or Has it Ever Gone Away? by Randy Woodley
Many White people thought we had racism almost licked in America. We would all at...
May 09, 2012
Faith and Politics: ‘What’s Fair is Fair’ is not Fair Anymore by Randy S. Woodley
Ok, I have to admit I'm a history nerd. I read it, I watch it...
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