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…]

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…]

Introducing J.C. Moon-Runner

It’s not everyday that I get to announce the launching of a new blog that I am actually interested in…that maybe an asshole thing to say, but I am in an extremely truthful mood today. My good friend and intern of The Eucatastrophe, Chase Rouse is launching his first blog EVER today, jcmoonrunner.com! This is [Read More…]

Creative Existence Part 3: Creative Existence

God is bigger than our ivory towers, dusty pews, and empty parking lots. Outside The Grey is a Made For Internet T.V. series that focuses on creative ways for us to explore spirituality by redefining what sacred is outside the walls the institutional Christian Church. Creative people surround me (which I am profoundly thankful for) [Read More…]

Creative Existence Part 2: Pandora’s Box

God is bigger than our ivory towers, dusty pews, and empty parking lots. Outside The Grey is a Made For Internet T.V. series that focuses on creative ways for us to explore spirituality by redefining what sacred is outside the walls the institutional Christian Church. Creative people surround me (which I am profoundly thankful for) [Read More…]

Creative Existence Part 1: Religion

God is bigger than our ivory towers, dusty pews, and empty parking lots. Outside The Grey is a Made For Internet T.V. series that focuses on creative ways for us to explore spirituality by redefining what sacred is outside the walls the institutional Christian Church. Creative people surround me (which I am profoundly thankful for) [Read More…]

Should Men Have A Voice?

The epic trial of Roe Vs Wade celebrated 40 years this week. With being a “post evangelical,” Christian Church (Disciples Of Christ) mainline minister, it begged me to ask the question, “Should Men Have A Voice…in the conversation of abortion?” In this latest episode of Outlaw Theology I pose this question to my female subscribers, [Read More…]

A Pastor’s Lament For Newtown

Pastors are supposed to have answers…tonight I don’t have any answers, I only have a lament. A lament for the Newtown, Connecticut. A lament for the folks who lost a loved one today. A lament for those who will have to try put pieces back together in their fragmented world. A lament to the coming [Read More…]