Charlottesville and Waking Up to Racism

Racism America

In this mini episode of the Sacred Tension Podcast, I reflect on the recent display of violence and racism in Charlottesville, Virginia. Ashamed as I am to admit it, the Charlottesville protests were a wake up call for me. I realized that I have had the privilege to distance myself from the subject of race, […]

Life’s Too Short To Pretend You’re Not Religious

In this episode I have a conversation with author David Dark about how to navigate the murky and triggering topic of religion. Many of us have religious baggage of some kind, and David Dark provides some thought provoking insights into engaging the subject of religion in a new way. David Dark’s website David Dark on Twitter Music […]

Sacred Tension, Episode Zero: The Spiritual Discipline of Asking Questions

Welcome to Sacred Tension: a podcast about entering the spiritual discipline of asking questions. I was born gay and Christian, and struggling with that dichotomy my entire life has led me to understand that most of us are in similar interstitial spaces: between religion and science, faith and skepticism, conservative and liberal, gay and straight. […]