Photo: House For All Sinners and Saints 5

An icon of Jesus decorates the altar table during services at House for All and often accompanies the congregation to events in the community.  Bolz-Weber says liberal Christianity often downplays Christ and the Bible in an effort to be more inclusive. "I'm like,' oh my God, those are the only two things we've got going for us. I have no idea why we'd discard those,'" she says. However, though Bolz-Weber preaches traditional Lutheran theology, she says what her congregation actually believes is not her priority.