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50 Powerful Women Religious Leaders To Celebrate On International Women's Day
Originally Posted: 03/10/2014 - 11:11am | Type: Press

March 8, 2014 Sojo in the News Huffington Post ...

GRAPHIC: Hipster Faith
Originally Posted: 03/12/2014 - 1:42pm | Type: Magazine Article

Kara Lofton Nadia Bolz-Weber's church, House for All Sinners and Saints, is not your typical Lutheran church.  ...

VIDEO: "Pastrix" Nadia Bolz-Weber
Originally Posted: 03/12/2014 - 1:22pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors Nadia Bolz-Weber, pastor of the House of All Sinners and Saints in Denver, Colo., talks to CNN. N ...

Meaningless Church Jargon
Originally Posted: 02/06/2014 - 2:01pm | Type: Blog

As someone who is constantly being told to “watch her language,” I offer the same. The church has some beautiful things to offer. Let’s all speak of God and faith and community in clear and simple language. ...

An Edgy Pastor Whose Edginess Isn’t Just Shtick
Originally Posted: 11/08/2013 - 5:07pm | Type: Blog

Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber has a bold and unmistakable voice, preaching the gospel of grace in a way the world needs to hear. And we might not listen if her appearance, vocabulary, and backstory were more neat, pio ...

Secrets of the Spiritual Paparazzi
Originally Posted: 09/30/2013 - 2:40pm | Type: Blog

Some people follow pop-star celebrities. I follow spiritual writers. Some people follow pop-star celebrities. I follow spiritual writers. Rather than tracking news about Lady G ...

Keeping Up With the Kardashians and Nadia Bolz-Weber
Originally Posted: 09/23/2013 - 3:09pm | Type: Blog

When we err, we tend to hide our errors from others and all too often, from ourselves. We are as desperate to maintain our “brand” – our self-identities as flawless, perfectly good, failure-free paragons of vi ...

Sermon About How Totally Uncool We Are
Originally Posted: 09/05/2013 - 2:49pm | Type: Blog

This practice of curating parts of the self is something we all do to some degree. We so carefully create a persona and it’s always only a partial truth. And just maintaining it can be exhausting. ...

The Parameters We Prefer Jesus to Work Under
Originally Posted: 08/27/2013 - 10:27am | Type: Blog

I’m really grateful that Jesus has always tended to disregard people’s preferred parameters for how he should do things, and that he always just seems to keep seeing people, touching them, healing them and the ...

Reflections from Wild Goose Festival '13
Originally Posted: 08/14/2013 - 12:53pm | Type: Blog

Even more amazing than these "celebrity" Christians was the interactions that the "nobodies" who live quiet, faithful lives in small communities around the world and all have come together ...

Misery Loves Comedy
Originally Posted: 08/07/2013 - 9:38am | Type: Magazine Article

Nadia Bolz-Weber Pastrix: The Cranky, Beautiful Faith of a Sinner & Saint by Nadia Bolz-Weber DURING MY E ...

Sermon — Prayer, Actually — on Jesus Loving Us So Much He Wants to Throw Up
Originally Posted: 06/18/2013 - 11:02am | Type: Blog

I’m not a fan of the over-use of the term “the Lord. ”Like when people say “I just love the Lord,” I just never really know what that means. The way it’s casually thrown around makes me uncomfortable. ...

Sermon On Why Hope and Vapid Optimism Are Not The Same Thing
Originally Posted: 05/31/2013 - 10:48am | Type: Blog

A hope that does not disappoint looks less like being idealistic about ourselves and more like being idealistic about God’s redeeming work in the world. … suffering produces en ...

A Sermon on Hacking Off Our Own Limbs for Jesus
Originally Posted: 10/17/2012 - 1:12pm | Type: Blog

Were I one for object lessons I’d have brought a nice sharp axe with me into the pulpit today. Because it’s only once in awhile that we get to hear Jesus talk about brutal self-mutilation as a sign of disciple ...

Sh...tuff Emergents Say: 'Ya Goin' to Wild Goose This Year?'
Originally Posted: 03/15/2012 - 11:37am | Type: Blog

My friend, Travis Mamone, did a short video about all the stuff emergent Christians are prone to pop off about. Yeah, he pretty much nails me in it. My friend, Travis Mamone , ...

Chocolate in the Baptismal Font: Things that Happen When Women Are Ordained
Originally Posted: 02/14/2012 - 2:26pm | Type: Blog

The Vicar of Dibley's Mother Geraldine is one of my all-time favorite television characters. Apart from her various entertaining antics, she also has a beautiful pastoral touch and way of communicating th ...