Category Archives: Liberal Religion

Sabbatical Church Hopping IX

Metropolitan Community Church of Greater St. Louis, Sunday March 11, 2012.  10:30 a.m. I arrived at MCC, located on Broadway St. in Soulard at precisely 10:25.  There were no parking spots left so I parked further down on the street … Continue reading

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Sabbatical Church Hopping Part II

Con’t from Sabbatical Church Hopping Part I 3) Sunday January 22, All Souls Unitarian Church Tulsa.  I was sick on this day and was unable to go to a physical church service like I had hoped to, but remembered that … Continue reading

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Sabbatical Church Hopping Part I

One of my goals during my sabbatical is to attend a wide variety of worship services.  My reasons for this are several. 1) Like many ministers, I hardly get to attend worship for myself.  I need to worship too, so … Continue reading

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A response to a response

It’s not surprising that all the publicity around Todd Akin’s statement that the heart of liberalism is a hate for God should result in some pushback.  I received this email the day my quote appeared in the St. Louis Post … Continue reading

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Rethinking our Worship of Choice

I am posting the sermon that I presented last Sunday at the congregation I serve, Emerson Unitarian Universalist Chapel.  I have included the prayer and stewardship moment because they were integrally related to the development of the  main theme, which … Continue reading

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Standing with the Shamed and the Judged

Many people are unaware that a minister’s scope of responsibility is not just the congregation she or he serves.  We also are called to work outside of the four walls of our buildings and be a presence in the community.  … Continue reading

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