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February 26, 2013
Year of the Dude: Hyper-Masculinity in Marketing, Media and Mega-church
Any time i post an especially pro-woman bit of commentary, i get feedback saying that...
January 08, 2013
The Gospel of Grantham
If you want to know what a nerd I am, I'm going to tell you....
December 01, 2012
A Prayer for World AIDS Day
Eight years ago, I went on a small mission trip to Swaziland, a tiny little...
October 16, 2012
Like a Child
When the kids hit that tiny carpet square in Worship and Wonder, they say some...
September 25, 2012
The Pottery Barn Catalog (and other pornographic literature…)
It's here! It's here! The October Pottery Barn catalog...be still my heart. I mean, it...
August 03, 2012
Can't wait to get home and watch the Hunger Games! Wait..I mean, the Olympics.
June 09, 2012
The Great American Road Trip
What is it that keeps us moving? What are we looking for? I've wondered about...
April 12, 2012
GCB: The Good, the Gag-me, and the Gospel
I love the GCB. And it bugs me. And I love to let it bug...
April 10, 2012
S*^! Jesus Says… Or Doesn’t
I just dropped a book, picked it up, and then proceeded to trip over a...
March 31, 2012
A Handful of Change
Recession, re-shmession. I know it's tough out there. I know people have lost jobs and...
March 29, 2012
Louder and Less Polite
It is not news that people are leaving the Christian faith. Or that, increasingly, they...
March 27, 2012
Yes, AND: The Gospel of Tina Fey for Congregational Transformation
It's been about 6 months now since Foothills adopted an "Open and Affirming" mission. As...
February 07, 2012
I'm almost a week late in getting to this post, but it must be said:...
December 22, 2011
Who Comes This Night, Take 2!
As promised earlier today ("To Welcome in the Stranger") here's another take of "Who Comes this Night,"...
December 21, 2011
To Welcome in the Stranger
Oh, the lovely and wonderful things that they don't play on the radio. In the...
December 17, 2011
Ready: Week 3, Day 3
I took a self-care day today. That means, took the kids to a baby sitter,...
December 13, 2011
Week 3, Day 1: Dance it Out
Back to my rant on Celine Dion--if you like her, it's fine. Not judging. Nor...
December 12, 2011
Week 3: The Beginnings of Joy
There's just something about a good beginning... If we are honest, any good preacher or...
December 04, 2011
Camel Hair is the New Black
Advent Week 2:Bible Study and Discussion Questions Why do we never see John the Baptist...
December 02, 2011
Advent Week 1, Day 4
For your listening pleasure, an Advent song (no, really!) that encompasses all the hope, the...
November 30, 2011
There’s an App For That…
Advent, Week 1, Day 2 No, not a Droid thing. But a practical application for...
October 27, 2011
It’s All in There: Unmasking for Halloween
Some thoughts on finding/creating the perfect Halloween costume: First of all, nix that idea of...
September 22, 2011
Raise your hand and jump up and down like a girl if you are super...
September 12, 2011
Curiosity Killed the Monkey (or not…)
"George was a monkey. He lived in Africa. He was a good little monkey, but...
September 08, 2011
The Sacred Struggle
"The middle ground lies in the struggle. The acceptance that, when violence becomes necessary to...
August 29, 2011
It was a rare (RARE) Saturday afternoon moment. Both kids were asleep at the same...
August 27, 2011
Saturday Night’s Alright (just alright)
One thing they don't tell you when you go into the ministry [wait--there are about...
August 19, 2011
Undeclared (The Real Freshman Rule Book)
Know what makes me feel old? When kids i knew when they were LITTLE kids...
August 10, 2011
There is No One Like Our God
There is no "I" in Christian. Oh, wait... I've finally figured it out. Why I...
August 09, 2011
Stop Making Me Look So Hot!
There are bad pictures out there, of every single one of us. Images of ourselves...
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