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Testimony on the Abolition of the Death Penalty before the Criminal Jurisprudence Committee of the Texas House of Representatives

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*Testimony on the Abolition of the Death Penalty before the Criminal Jurisprudence Committee of the Texas House of Representatives / April 17, 2017   I have been involved in innumerable organizations, actions and efforts to abolish the death penalty here in Texas. I serve as a spiritual advisor for two men on death row. One […]

Jesus: “Fuck tha Police”

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  While on routine patrol of Brooklyn, New York’s Pink Houses with his gun drawn and finger on the trigger (something law enforcement are trained to never do), rookie officer Peter Liang was startled by Akai Gurley and fired. The bullet tore through Gurley’s heart and the innocent man bled out as Liang tried to […]

Barbara Dawson: A Child of God Slaughtered by Medical Capitalism and Our Police State

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  “I can’t breathe.” The cry has gone out over and over again. On December 21, 2015, the cry was heard again.   After complaining of stomach pain, Barbara Dawson was rushed to Calhoun Liberty Hospital in Blountstown, Florida. Upon stabilization, the medical staff demanded Dawson leave the premises. Repeatedly, Dawson expressed that she didn’t […]

The Magic of Our Moment

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*Derived from a sermon delivered at Tupelo Unitarian Universalist Congregation on May 31, 2015   Have you ever fallen in love? I think people call it falling because you feel so out of control. While it can be very scary, there is something in you that simply won’t let go and desires to just keep […]

The Church in the Dirt

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  *Adapted from a sermon preached at Pilgrims in the Park in Bryan, Texas on March 22, 2015.   The Pharisees caught a man and woman fucking. Under the religious law of the time, fucking outside of marriage was a capital offense. So the Pharisees brought the woman and slung her in the dirt at the […]

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

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  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.  […]

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