Category Archives: Unitarian Universalism

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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Who’s the Bully?

In recent weeks the news has been filled with reports of gay teens and young adults committing suicide.  In all cases, bullying was involved. The response has been strong.  Columnist Dan Savage has started a youtube phenomenon called “It Gets … 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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