A longtime member and former board member of Austin’s Wildflower Church, speaker and singer-songwriter Steve Brooks has performed at more than 30 UU churches around Texas and beyond. His services are an entertaining and thought-provoking blend of sermon and song. Musically, he’s known for writing a song-a-week for Jim Hightower’s radio show, and for songs that have been recorded by folk and Americana artists like Slaid Cleaves, Albert & Gage, Russell Crowe and more. He’s had music in two films and appeared in two more, including the 2004 release “Barbecue: A Texas Love Story.” A master of words as well as music, he was featured on TV’s “I’ve Got a Secret” as six-time World Pun Champion.
Judge Roy Moore of Alabama is back in the news. A decade after he defied federal courts over displaying the Ten Commandments, he’s defying them over same-sex marriage. Steve Brooks uses Moore’s story to take a fresh look at the touchy subject of morality and … read more.