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 Kick Starter! Be sure to check out Christian’s interview. [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 indirectly (through an [Read More…]

Hostage To Inerrancy

It seems like the U.S. government is not the only institution that is being shut down. In my own naivety, that I will humbly admit to, I was not aware that hostage-taking was a viable negotiation tool for not only political but for religious institutions to use, as their fallback to achieve edicts of power. [Read More…]

No Longer Praying Out The Gay

I recently was interviewed by Michelle Krabill about my battle living/ministering with chronic pain for her amazing website wordofawoman.com. You can checkout my interview by clicking here. While I had Michelle in The Outlaw Theology studio (I use the word studio very loosely here), I asked her if I could interview her about her evolution [Read More…]

Why I am A Disciple… Of Little Gus

My father W.A. and I share August birthdays. August 2nd was my father’s birthday. He would have been 72 this year. I celebrated his birthday with good coffee and good whiskey. Pop never drank whiskey because he always said he liked it “too much.” Pop was (and is) the greatest man I have ever known… [Read More…]

Job, Tattoos, & The Problem With Pain

I often wonder what I have to offer the world… This is not a self-loathing/woe-is-me statement, nor is it a ploy to gain interest in my em(pathetic) story. However, as of late, it’s truly a question with which I’ve been wrestling. Then fuel that question with a month like this past May. May 2013 was [Read More…]

Beyond The Reaper

WARNING: Due to the graphic language used in this interview, viewer discretion is advised. If you and your friends are fans of Sons Of Anarchy or of Kurt Sutter’s (the creator of SOA) Outlaw Empires, then this interview is a must watch for you! In this episode of Outside The Grey on Outlaw Theology with [Read More…]

Guess Who’s Coming To The Table?

Dr. Derek Penwell, author, co-creator of Dmergent, chair of the Open & Affirming team for GLAD Alliance, and senior minister at Douglas Boulevard Christian Church in Louisville, KY is my latest guest here on Outlaw Theology. Dr. Penwell and I discussed the new resolution that will be presented to the general church of the Christian [Read More…]

Could Obama Be The Next Lincoln?

With a country so divided could Obama be the next Lincoln? I think so and here is why…. Content Director’s Note: This post is a part of our Election Month at Patheos feature. Patheos was designed to present the world’s most compelling conversations on life’s most important questions. Please join the Facebook following for our [Read More…]

Will The Disciples Of Christ Ever Be Open & Affirming?

Does our theology influence our politics, or does our politics influence our theology? How will the presidential election effect the General Assembly of the Christian Church (Disciples Of Christ) on the issue of being an Open & Affirming denomination? Content Director’s Note: This post is a part of our Election Month at Patheos feature. Patheos [Read More…]