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Journal Of A Postmodern Prophet (Life)

It is what it is...you be the judge. Many years ago when I was in seminary I was asked to submit an assignment - creating a collection of my writings chronicling my faith journey over the years. With strong encouragement from my community, the Journal Of A Postmodern Prophet was created. Interestingly enough, it was my professors who came up with the journal’s title...possibly for all the shit stirring I caused over the years. I will warn you in advance that some of the language is still s … [Read More...]

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Journal Of A Postmodern Prophet (The Road of Life)

Once again we come to a time and space in which I was writing/journaling on a frequent basis and I was exploring some of the darker crevices of my innermost being....journey with me if will, to the fork in the road so many of us must face in our lives. Many years ago when I was in seminary I was asked to submit an assignment - creating a collection of my writings chronicling my faith journey over the years. With strong encouragement from my community, the Journal Of A Postmodern Prophet was … [Read More...]

Journal Of A Postmodern Prophet (Rejected By Beauty)

We now come to a time and space in which I was writing/journaling on a frequent basis and I was exploring some of the darker crevices of my innermost being....join in on the journey if you dare! Many years ago when I was in seminary I was asked to submit an assignment - creating a collection of my … [Read More...]

Journal Of A Postmodern Prophet (The Face of a Clown)

WARNING: If you suffer from Coulrophobia, which is the fear of clowns (no I am not joking even though I think it's funny as hell) ...this post is safe for you to read. Many years ago when I was in seminary I was asked to submit an assignment - creating a collection of my writings chronicling my … [Read More...]

Journal Of A Postmodern Prophet (Her Life)

Many years ago when I was in seminary I was asked to submit an assignment - creating a collection of my writings chronicling my faith journey over the years. With strong encouragement from my community, the Journal Of A Postmodern Prophet was created. Interestingly enough, it was my professors who … [Read More...]

Journal Of A Postmodern Prophet (A Broken Day)

Many years ago when I was in seminary I was asked to submit an assignment - creating a collection of my writings chronicling my faith journey over the years.  With strong encouragement from my community, the Journal Of A Postmodern Prophet was created. I will warn you in advance that some of the … [Read More...]

The Unknown Namesake: A Bastard’s Divine Legacy

Blood Doctrine is the latest work from my good friend and fellow Patheos bloggers, Christian Piatt. I chose to review Blood Doctrine as my inaugural post as I slowly get back into the world of blogging even though I have a few more months of my sabbatical to go! Instead of doing a "standard" book … [Read More...]

Body & Soul: Incarnation in “Her”

I hope you’ve seen Spike Jonze’s latest film, “Her”, nominated for ‘Best Picture’ and ‘Screenplay’ Oscars, starring Joaquin Phoenix and the voice of Scarlett Johansson.  If not, run, don’t walk, to the nearest theatre and take care of that.  At least see it before you read the rest of this post, beca … [Read More...]

Christians Are Judgmental Jerks

Tracy Simmons is the lead pastor of Christ Community Church, Alaska in Anchorage, Alaska. He was also Phil's youth pastor. There are too many words to describe the course of his journey with Jesus, but in summary... Amazing. Grace. You can find him at c3ak.com, or on his occasional blog. Or, you may … [Read More...]

Tongue Talking, Control, and the fallacies of logic

baptism...tongues... You grow up figuring out how to sleep. You find melatonin, or Benadryl, and occasionally abuse Tylenol p.m. You don’t talk about it in church. People will make it out to be demons. Or something to be controlled by prayer and fasting. Mostly, you do anything to avoid be … [Read More...]

Dignified Dialogue

 Guest Post by Kathy Escobar.It seems like there are always a lot of sparks flying around the internet.  The hotter the topic, the greater the sparks, and it often seems that controversy "sells." That's a whole other conversation entirely, but while the internet has so many … [Read More...]

Welcoming, and Affirming… and Baptist

Guest post by Rev. Mindi Welton-Mitchell Yes, those three words can go together.I am a fifth generation ordained American Baptist pastor—my grandfather and his brothers, my great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather were all Baptist ministers in West Virginia. My mother was o … [Read More...]

Balloons, Inspiration & The Butterfly Effect

When Phil so graciously offered to have me write a guest post in his absence, I asked him if he had a specific topic he wanted me to write about. His response? "Just write about whatever inspires you that day. I trust you." Wow. Thanks a lot Phil. I appreciate the vote of confidence but as I thought … [Read More...]

Innersexions

I recently had the honor to be interviewed by my good friend Debonee Morgan, who is taking the bull by the horns (don't f*&k with horns Bender...come on you know that's funny) on the issues of LGBTQ equality through her new initiative, Innersexions. Debonee Morgan, LMFT … [Read More...]

Kick Starting Creativity With Christian Piatt

My good friend and fellow Patheos blogger, Christian Piatt is my latest guest on Outlaw Theology. Christian and I had the opportunity to catch-up, chat about the up-and-coming book release of Banned Questions About Christians, and his new novel "Blood Doctrine" that he is self-publishing through … [Read More...]

Look Good, Do Good An Interview With Udi Behr

If you haven't figured it out yet, but the internet is a pretty amazing resource. Without completely divulging all the details about the "man-crush" I have on Mark Zuckerberg, I will admit that I think that Facebook is pretty amazing too. Thanks to Mr. Zuckerberg and the fruits of his labor, I … [Read More...]


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