Love Is A Seed… A Black Friday/Small Business Saturday/Cyber Monday Special

Throughout my brief journey on this world, I’ve come across some amazing people in my travels — and Amanda Mathews is at the top of that list. Amanda is the co-founder of Love Is A Seed, an inspirational/second-to-none jewelry company based out of Corpus Christi, Texas. Amanda granted me a rare interview that I am [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...]

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 [Read More...]

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 [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 [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 ordained by my home church as a pastor after me, so I get to [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 Kick Starter! Be sure to check out Christian’s interview. [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...]

Still Not Good Enough

Some days I want to throw in the towel. My body hurts so bad at times that even my eyelashes cry out for relief. I become so exhausted that even falling to sleep takes up too much energy for me to drum up. No matter what I say, do, or experience, it is a chore [Read More...]


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