one minute message: weeds among the wheat

Maybe what we think are our weaknesses are necessary for what we think are our strengths. great read in this regard is Thomas H. Green, S.J., Weeds Among the Wheat. … [Read more...]

interviewed by The Unconventional Pastor

Here's an interview conducted by Bob Greaves, the The Unconventional Pastor. We had technical difficulties but it's still a good interview. Bob has a way to get to the heart of things. Thanks Bob! … [Read more...]

e-book Without a Vision My People Prosper

You can order this e-book for $3.99. Order it HERE.In this book I argue against the use of visionary thinking in the church and how it destroys authentic community. It's got a lot of cartoons too! … [Read more...]

interview by Deity Shmeity

I gave a written interview to Grundy's atheist site, Deity Shmeity. This is one of his questions and my answer. You can read all of the interview on his site.You’ve mentioned on your site that the combination of the your reputation and small town living has caused some discomfort in past church appearances. Overall, how are you treated by Christians as an “out” atheist and ex-pastor?Again, it's interesting that you call me an "out" atheist. Some would say I'm an atheist. Some would say I'm a … [Read more...]

one minute message: “breaking up is hard to do with the church”

Hey everyone. Welcome to another One Minute Message. Share with all your friends and family. If you dare.Have you read my two books? I think you'd like them. Order them HERE. … [Read more...]

in praise of pioneers

My books talk a lot about this kind of stuff. Buy them HERE. … [Read more...]

nakedpastor at St. Stephen’s University

This is me speaking at St. Stephen's University in St. Stephen's, New Brunswick, Canada, at one of their "Windows" sessions. This video is nearly an hour of me just telling my story. It continued for another hour with questions and discussion. I had a great time. … [Read more...]

nakedpub tuesday night!

We are having another nakedpub this coming Tuesday night, March 20 from 8-10pm, in Fredericton, NB, Canada at the Capital Complex. Click -->HERE <-- for details and directions.My theme is going to be Dare to Question.Spread the word! See you there! … [Read more...]

The Deaf Hear

This video moves me. I just had to share it with you.I have to say: She reminds me of Sophia. … [Read more...]

nakedpastor speaking in Dallas next Sunday

I am going to be speaking at the Northaven United Methodist Church, 11211 Preston Road, Dallas, TX, next Sunday night. Here's the write-up: Our speaker will be David Hayward, ordained minister, artist, and social critic who has been called "the graffiti artist on the wall of religion." David will share some of his art and his observations on church life, faith, and culture.An Asian dinner buffet begins at 6 pm, with David's presentation beginning at 7 pm. Outside on the lawn, we will have … [Read more...]