AWMTPpodcast: Interview – Love Is A Seed

  Amanda and Harley Mathews are the creative geniuses behind what has now become one the MUST HAVES handmade jewellery lines in the Southwest region of the United States. In this interview I ask Amanda about the humble beginnings of Love Is A Seed and how it went from creating “Alt Christian” jewelry to creating [Read More…]

AWMTPpodcast: Interview – Wonder Hussy

  Born Sarah Jane Woodall, Wonder Hussy is…to quote herself an “iconoclast!” I would also add that Wonder Hussy in addition to being an iconoclast, she is a Vegas powerhouse that I would point  any of the younger women in my family to as a strong role model for women of all ages you believe [Read More…]

AWMPpodcast: Interview – Dr. Robyn Henderson-Espinoza

    AW is an scholar, theologian, and above all else a queer activist with a leading voice for the LGBTQ community and their fight for equality. We had an amazing chat on Are We Missing The Point? Podcast touching on different topics form growing up Southern Baptist, to teaching me new inclusive vocabulary that [Read More…]

We Are Everywhere!

Here is a sermon I preached awhile back at First Christian Church of Cleburne…much love to them for having me as their guest!   [Read more…]

Protest of Love

I just saw this video…I haven’t been moved liked this in a long time. Reminiscent of the street corner/soapbox preachers of days gone by, this preacher who was visiting  the campus of James Madison University, who presumably thought he was spreading the love of god by preaching a hateful gospel of homophobia and was drowned out [Read More…]

The Injustice of a Colorblind God: A Lament For Ferguson

Chaos surrounds us everyday. With “holy wars” raging in far off lands, in city walls that have names the majority of us in the West cannot pronounce – even on a good day – chaos thunders around the globe. No matter how immune we think that we are to this chaos, a different type of [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 [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 came up with the journal’s title…possibly [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…]

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 being hospitalized. Hospitalization takes away [Read More…]