SC 41 Katherine Willis Pershey: Very Married

Rev. Katherine Willis Pershey and I talked about sex. Sure, we talked about other things, but when one writes a book called, Very Married: Field Notes on Love & Fidelity, sex is going to be part of the conversation ....more

6 Ways Others Are Helping Me Process a Trump Presidency

I ran away from home yesterday. My body...more

SC 40 Suzanne Stabile, “Enneagram Master” – The Road Back To You

Suzanne Stabile’s co-author, Ian Cron, describes her as a “ninja level, Mr. Miagi from the Karate Kid, kind of teacher.” I feel like Daniel-son. The Enneagram has fascinated me for the last year, but talking to Suzanne after reading her book, The Road Back To You: An Enneagram Journey To Self Discovery, I think I really met myself for the first time ....more

SC 39 Mike McHargue Finding God in the Waves

Mike McHargue is a Fundamentalist turned atheist turned Jesus follower. He now hosts the podcast, Science Mike, co-hosts The Liturgists, and is author of Finding God in the Waves: How I lost my Faith and Found it Again through Science. If you’ve been listening to Stumptown Christian, you know I had my own “turn of faith” this summer ....more

SC 38 Carrie Newcomer – The Beautiful Not Yet

Everything about Carrie Newcomer is beautiful: Her voice. Her heart. Her lyrics ....more

SC 37 Women, The Bible, and Me

I preached twice this summer: once about women in the Old Testament and once about women in the New Testament. In this episode, I’m telling you a little about the information I found while researching and how it’s changed me and my view of “the church”. Listen in and find out how original scripture language, context, and the Sunriver sky are bringing me closer to God, but further from religion ....more

SC 36 Christian Piatt: Leaving A-Holiness Behind

Christian Piatt is an a**hole. No, really. He says so himself! ...more

SC 35 Stumptown Christian’s Biased Opinions on the RNC and DNC

I know. You haven’t heard enough politics lately. You want more ....more

SC 34 Jessica Kelley: Lord Willing?

Losing a child is the most painful thing I can imagine. For Jessica Kelley, it’s a reality. Diagnosed with brain cancer, little Henry died at age 4 ....more

SC 33 Lisa Sharon Harper: The Very Good Gospel

#AltonSterling #PhilandoCastile In the 48 hours since I interviewed Lisa Sharon Harper of Sojourners about her newest book, The Very Good Gospel: How Everything Wrong Can Be Made Right, two black men have been killed at the hand of a police officer. These are not isolated incidents. Lisa’s chapter, Shalom and Race will give you quite a list naming black men and women killed at the hand of law enforcement ....more
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