The Power Of Love

That’s right…this video is named after an amazing Huey Lewis & The News song (insert smiley face here). Phil Shepherd aka The Whiskey Preacher spoke at Brite Divinity School Chapel on 9-3-13 on the portion of the “Greatest Commandment” that is often overlooked… loving yourself. To find out more about what Phil is up to [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...]

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...]

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...]

When Terror Becomes Personal

The bombings at the Boston Marathon, and now the explosions here in West, Texas,  many of us we will never be the same again…for my family and I, we weren’t simply spectators to the horrors that unfolded on Monday, it was/is a very real event when the bombings in Boston became very personal for us. [Read More...]

What’s Next?

Transform Missional Network Southwest Gathering was this past weekend and it left me asking the question of, “What Is Next?” What is next for emergent/missional conversation? What is next phase in the reconstruction of our theologies and churches? What is next if acknowledge our pain and finally begin the healing process? What is next? Outlaw [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...]

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...]

Scripture Is Not A Universal Truth

Are The Christian scriptures a universal truth? I don’t think that they are, but there may be a universal truth within the Christian scriptures…     All Outlaw Theology With The Whiskey Preachervidcasts are provided by Sogo Media TV. [Read more...]


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