The Intern Monologues: Eden


  J: Do you remember a place called Eden?   C: Growing up in a context where the Bible was considered infallible, inspired, and fully authoritative, I remember beginning every Vacation Bible School (VBS) with the story found in Genesis. Where did you first come in contact with Eden?   J: I don’t feel like […]

Lenten Reflections from the Executed: #519 Arnold Prieto / January 21, 2015

Arnold Prieto

*These reflections are taken from pieces of the last words of the last 40 persons executed in Texas. Arnold Prieto- “There are no endings, only beginnings.” For Jesus, the ending was just the beginning. For Arnold Prieto, the ending was just the beginning. What about for you? I invite you to pray the last words […]

I AM the Light of the World: Connecting Queerly with the Gospel of John at Living Faith Covenant Church


  Queer Theology goes beyond identity.  Queer Theology seeks to affirm people for who God has created them to be.  So often we give categories and identities to provide description for who we are.  We forget that we were created in the image of God and that the core of us is that dear image.  […]

LOVE: Wrestling with the Wrestlings of Paul and the Root of Our Self


*Delivered at Cathedral of Hope United Church of Christ in Dallas, Texas on 9/18/2014 We are in the midst of a series entitled “Wrestling with Romans.”  I think if we are going to be honest with our self and study the book of Romans then we have to talk about the wrestlings of a Roman […]

apoem: the why of ashe wednesday


  ashes to ashes dust to dust the beginning of when ashes to ashes dust to dust the incarnation of what ashes to ashes dust to dust the end of where ashes to ashes dust to dust the repeat of who ashes to ashes dust to dust the beginning of when-the incarnation of what-the end […]