Sex Isn’t Simple

Sex Isn’t Simple

I’m back on the blog and have several posts coming in the next 48 hours to get caught up Sexuality and spirituality were on my mind ahead of last month’s Level Ground Film Festival. I am very aware of the cultural conversation that continues to circle around marriage equality and issues related to legal matters. … Continue reading

Excited about Easter: resurrected faith

Excited about Easter: resurrected faith

Across N. America, the two largest groups of people who are reclaiming their faith are traditionally parents of little ones who are settling down and putting down roots – and those who are finding a different version of faith in a new community or expression. Various labels are often assigned to this second group: unchurched, … Continue reading

On This MLK Holiday

On This MLK Holiday

Dr. King has given me the direction for my next 41 years. Understand, the loss of my mother has caused me a nearly indescribable amount of pain. I have given great thought to changing the entire direction of ministry – it has to be about more than just helping people understand the Bible better or … Continue reading

Police Violence Is The Exception

Police Violence Is The Exception

I posted this last week in response to two conversations with friends who are very upset by the failure of the justice system to protect unarmed black men (and boys)  from those who act on behalf of the law. I have not been blogging much as I am in preparation for my qualifying exams in the … Continue reading

Wake Up! Advent, Shopping and Sleeping

Wake Up! Advent, Shopping and Sleeping

We are trying something new for Advent this year at Homebrewed Christianity. Each week we are looking at the 4 suggested texts from the lectionary and talking about how we would approach them. In week one there were 3 texts that we resonated with and a fourth that we struggled with. That fourth text was … Continue reading

Advent is Almost here : High Gravity Class

Advent is Almost here : High Gravity Class

Advent is on the way! I thought you might like to try something different this year and join an online reading group that meets every Thursday evening. What better way to practice the holy waiting of this Advent season than streaming weekly with some Wise-ish Nerds on the internet? Each week Tripp and Bo will … Continue reading

More on Miracles

More on Miracles

Last week I got a comment on an old blog post. Since this subject comes up frequently, I thought it would be good to respond. I hope you get some sort of update from comments posted on old posts. Indeed I do! Thank you so much for taking the time to write in. I’ve been … Continue reading

small prayers to a big god

small prayers to a big god

When life gets rough it can have the effect of wearing you down. I’ve heard analogies of sandpaper, being sand-blasted or being caught in a sand-storm. However you phrase it, it seems like the end result (or the silver lining) has something to do with being refined or that the rough edges are smoothed off. … Continue reading