Are We Missing The Point? Interview Dilshad D. Ali

Dilshad D. Ali, author of Muslimah Next Door and senior editor for the Muslim Channel here on Patheos is the inaugural guest for my new podcast Are We Missing The Point Podcast?! This groundbreaking podcast is the brainchild of the Whiskey Preacher, Phil Shepherd and his producer Josh Mitchell to couple with Phil’s up and [Read More…]

We Are Everywhere!

Here is a sermon I preached awhile back at First Christian Church of Cleburne…much love to them for having me as their guest!   [Read more…]

A Summer Night’s Lament

Where is hope? Where is hope when there is none to be found? Where is hope? Where is hope when all you see is the reflection of failure when you stare into the mirror? Where is hope? Where is hope when your loved ones are judged by the the color of their skin and not [Read More…]

Naked In The Twilight Zone

“Fuck it!” I screamed loudly to the internal voice that was nagging me inside my head…then I got naked. Dan Aykroyd as an ambulance driver in the closing moments of 1983’s Twilight Zone: The Movie asked this simple, yet chilling question, “you wanna see something really scary?” This question haunted me in that moment when [Read More…]

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…]

Frank Schaeffer Interview: Why I am an Atheist Who Believes in GOD

Fellow Patheos Blogger (Why I Still Speak To Jesus – In spite Of Everything), Frank Schaeffer is coming to my backyard this weekend to share with us about his new book; Why I am an Atheist Who Believes in GOD.  Thanks to the hard work of Michelle Krabill of Novitas Church and set up [Read More…]

We want your voice, not your money…Cutting Extreme Poverty in Half

I have the honor of being a regional faith leader for the ONE Campaign. A few months back I was invited to take part in ONE’s new PSA/Commercial that is in the process of being rolled out. Without stumbling about trying to explain what ONE is here is a little ditty from their webiste,  “ONE [Read More…]

The Injustice of a Colorblind God: A Lament For Ferguson

Chaos surrounds us everyday. With “holy wars” raging in far off lands, in city walls that have names the majority of us in the West cannot pronounce – even on a good day – chaos thunders around the globe. No matter how immune we think that we are to this chaos, a different type of [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…]