Category Archive: conceptual leadership

The UMC and Me: A Rant

The UMC and Me: A Rant

Over the past decade I have had several conversations with United Methodist Church (UMC) leaders. Every time that conversation starts with them emailing or calling …

 

I Have Come To The Conclusion That God Hates Sodomites

I Have Come To The Conclusion That God Hates Sodomites

I have to admit this was a hard road to walk. The journey my faith has taken me down some pretty weird roads, but none …

 

Why I Left the Left

Why I Left the Left

I am a progressive Follower of Christ; I have no problem identifying myself as a Progressive Follower of Christ. I find comfort in the theology …

 

I Need To Vent

I Need To Vent

Here is something I just figured out, Liberal/Progressive Denominational Leaders are not different in how they abuse people as those who belong to Conservative Demoninations. Over …

 

Are you a Reformer or a Revolutionary?

Are you a Reformer or a Revolutionary?

I have asked myself this question a great deal over the past few years. I have struggled with finding a balance between being a Reformer …

 

storydwelling

storydwelling

Recently I was given the opportunity to receive and review Heather Lyn’s new CD, “Storydwelling.” Now, I have to start out with a little disclaimer; …

 

Was Jesus A Reformer?

Was Jesus A Reformer?

Within the church there are two general camps. The first camp are those who believe change can only happen from the inside with church …

 

Apples and Oranges

Apples and Oranges

There are certain old sayings people say, that just make no sense to me. Things like “Save time” or “Spend time” or even “Waste time” …

 

Why I Left the Church and Other Points about the Failing Church in American

Why I Left the Church and Other Points about the Failing Church in American

This move has been several years in the making; well, it has actually been a life time in the making. Over that time I have …

 

to sojourn alone

to sojourn alone

I am but a single, small, voice in the conversation and I have to say, I am very disappointed on Sojourners’ (Sojo) stand on an …