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…]

Part 1 With The Postmodern Negro: Being Pushed Into The Kingdom

As I continue to explore in asking the questions of what is next for the local and global church, I have had the amazing gift of having conversations with some incredible practitioners all over the U.S. Anthony Smith, a.k.a. The Postmodern Negro is one of those practitioners who is changing what church looks like not [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…]

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…]

Transform Southwest Promo Interview On Power FM

Fellow Patheos blogger, Steve Knight of Missional Shift and I did an interview on Power FM with Rick Walker promoting Transform Southwest Gathering, April 5-6th here in Fort Worth at Brite Divinity School! Transform’s Southwest Gathering is only 25 bucks for the whole weekend and WILL BE THE EPIC MISSIONAL CHURCH CONFERENCE OF THIS SPRING [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…]

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…]