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November 27, 2017
I hope you kneel
I hope you kneel in broad daylight under the noonday sun on the moist Mother...
September 14, 2016
As I see you standing there. I’m not sure what to do. I wasn’t expecting...
September 10, 2016
Progressive Evangelical Female’s story of pornography and sexual addiction
I am a progressive evangelical. I like to think of myself as a baptiscostal floating...
August 14, 2016
Sexism in the Church
This topic was bound to come up given some of the things that are going...
March 27, 2016
Hey it’s Jesus in an Easter Dress Sitting in the Lotus, but You don’t Recognize Him
I cried on Easter Sunday...actually, Jesus my bridegroom wept because again He went unrecognized. It's...
August 14, 2015
When Church Island Crumbles
Spoiler Alert: If you have not seen Disney's Inside Out, this post contains the basic...
August 10, 2015
How we failed to plant a successful church
How We failed at Successful Church Planting I sat with middle aged white...
June 10, 2015
I Used To Know How To Walk On Water
Now and then, I find myself knocked down in the dirt in confusion and only...
May 24, 2015
Pentecost: An Invitation to Dream
In the liturgical calendar of the Christian year, today is Pentecost — a celebration of the...
February 14, 2015
All About That Faith
Since the day we first enter the world, we face the realities of imperfection. We...
January 17, 2015
Let’s Talk About Race
This week at my church, Solomon's Porch, while our usual master of ceremonies, Doug Pagitt,...
January 11, 2015
On Sleeping Early and Laundry in the Middle of the Night
“The ordinary activities I find most compatible with contemplation are walking, baking bread, and doing...
January 10, 2015
50 years ago is a very short time. Fifty years ago there loomed a war...
November 24, 2014
The Not So Irresistible Revolution
In 2005 I read Shane Claiborne’s Irresistible Revolution and fell in love with the idea...
November 16, 2014
An Emergent Episcopalian Shares Some Thoughts about the Church
Many of us in the emergent conversation have left institutional Christianity. We do not trust...
November 14, 2014
An Interstellar God
Yes, I am unashamedly referencing the movie, but that's because I can't get it out...
February 27, 2013
The Busy (c) 2003 Randy S. Woodley
The busy, dizzy bustle in this lonely, lonely world. Traffic moving forward. People moving back....
February 22, 2013
#SKEPTIMERGENT: why NOT “church”?
I'm reconsidering a positive use of the word "church." I have my criticisms, but I...
February 20, 2013
Poetry: American Sons by Randy Woodley
Today, I'm posting about the American enterprise of war but really more about how precious...
February 12, 2013
Poetry : Randy Woodley, The Haunting (A Tribute to Richard Twiss)
Over the next several months I will be posting some of my poetry every Wednesday....
February 08, 2013
#SKEPTIMERGENT: the atheist’s dilemma
I would guess that most people who have grown up and stayed in churches do...
January 23, 2013
Return to a Theology of Normalcy or the Same Old Homogenous Imperialism? By Randy S. Woodley
It is coming….the signs of restored racism in our society are beginning to show… Increased...
December 24, 2012
May Christmas be Filled with Mouse Poop and Camel Spit By Randy S. Woodley
In this cynical and snarky world in which we live, we are getting pretty good...
December 05, 2012
Finding Current Meaning In Jesus’ Birth (Part 1) By Randy Woodley
It Was A Night Around Christmas The meaning of this poem will be reflected in...
October 10, 2012
Heal Me: Why Tommy and the White Western Colonial Church? By Randy Woodley
I began this conversation I called, See Me, Feel Me, Touch Me, Heal Me as...
October 06, 2012
THE SHOE FETISH: THE EVIL OF ALTRUISM
there was a woman who had a shoe fetish. no matter what, she had to...
September 26, 2012
Touch Me: it takes a lifetime by Randy Woodley
(I began this series See Me, Feel Me, Touch Me, Heal Me as a challenge...
September 12, 2012
Can You Feel Me? Yes, Somebody Did? by Randy Woodley
I actually began the series See Me, Feel Me, Touch Me, Heal Me as a...
August 29, 2012
See Me: A Call to Christians in the West to Invite Those Different Than Them to the Table by Randy Woodley
(Read the Introduction to this series) So, what is the cost to the whole community...
August 02, 2012
What Does a Good Leadership Meeting Look Like?
How about this for a monthly leadership meeting? Council Meeting, July 2012 To begin, we...
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