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...]

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 Bio Debonee Morgan a Licensed Marriage and Family [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...]

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...]

Wrestling With Faith On Good Friday

Every Lenten season The Eucatastrophe, the faith community that I get to co-pastor at takes something on for Lent instead of giving something up; this year we as a community decided to wrestle with the idea of faith. For Holy Week, The Euc (what we call The Eucatastropeh for short) have taken on some unique [Read More...]

ChurchNext Interview

I recently was interviewed by Chris Yaw, an Episcopal priest and creator of ChurchNext TV! Chris has an amazing ministry with ChurchNext that provides education, mentor-ship, and imaginative ways to inspire church leadership no matter where you are at in your journey. I was honored by Chris’ request to interview me…please feel free to join [Read More...]

The Christian Anarchy Edition

Not all ministers look alike…I of all people know this, but not all Christians have the same outlook on life either. My good friend, renown international house church planter, and Christian Anarchist, John Jensen shares with here on Outlaw Theology the musings of Christian Anarchy. All Outlaw Theology With The Whiskey Preachervidcasts are provided by [Read More...]

A Bridge to Impossible Shores

James over the past several months has become a very dear friend of mine and I am extremely thankful for this guest post he has done here on the The Whiskey Preacher! You can listen to James’ podcast interview he did with me some months back entitled, Gay Conversations With God. Be sure to also [Read More...]

Theological Bullshit

Hello, my name is John Jensen. With my wife Raquel, and my daughters Ade and Cheyenne, I have been creating and taking part in small communities of faith, mostly among those that do not fit into our normal traditional Christian boxes. Our current community is in Long Beach California. We have found these communities of [Read More...]


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