"House for All Sinners and Saints' is a group of folks figuring out how to be a liturgical, Christo-centric, social justice oriented, queer inclusive, incarnational, contemplative, irreverent, ancient-future church with a progressive but deeply rooted theological imagination."
Summarized from houseforall.org on "Who We Are"
"... And today (as of this writing) HFASS even had their 1st Annual Blessing of the Bicycles as well. "Pastor" Nadia Bolz-Weber also happens to be author of the book Salvation on the Small Screen? 24 Hours of Christian Television. One Amazon reviewer, who purchased a copy of it after attending a reading hosted by Bolz-Weber, further fills us in that:
Nadia Bolz-Weber is a tall, brash, heavily tattooed Lutheran pastor from Denver who speaks with the sarcastic delivery of a stand-up comic. It turns out she used to be a stand-up comic and her blog is entitled The Sarcastic Lutheran. ....."
Summarized from the apprising.org entry on "Christianity 21 and Alleged Innovative Voices in the Faith: Nadia Bolz-Weber;" Ken Silva (2009 05 17); © Copyright 2010 Ken Silva
"....The longer I try to participate in God's redeeming work in the world the more I am convinced despite my proclivity to cynicism that there are indeed forces that seek to defy God. And nowhere are we more prone to encroaching darkness than when we are stepping into the light. If you have ever experienced sudden discouragement in the midst of healthy decisions, or if there is a toxic thought that will always send you spiraling down or if there is a particular temptation that is your weakness then I make the following suggestion: take a note from Martin Luther's playbook and defiantly shout back at this darkness "I am Baptized" not I WAS but I AM baptized. When Luther himself was hold up in a castle translating the Greek Bible into German so that for the very fist time somewhat regular folks could read the Word of God for themselves, well, while he was doing this he struggled mightily with doubt and discouragement from what he understood to be the devil. And he was known to not only throw the occasional ink pots at whatever was tormenting him and causing him to doubt God's promises, but while doing so he could be heard throughout the castle grounds shouting "I am baptized". ....."
Summarized from the sarcasticlutheran.typepad.com from the "Sermon: Baptism of Our Lord and How To Tell Demons to Piss Off" (Dated January 13, 2011)