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Thankful #23: But for the Grace of God

Today’s sermon was titled on Wednesday, and last night I was struggling to make it fit. I finally realized as I was sharing it today, that it couldn’t fit. 1,795 more words

Layperson Sermons

Christian Right Undermines Marriage Equality With Religious Supremacism

Article by Frederick Clarkson, PRA, Oct. 29, 2014. Re-posted to In Perspective by Al Bratton, Nov. 11, 2014.

Link: http://www.politicalresearch.org/2014/10/29/christian-right-undermines-marriage-equality-with-religious-supremacism/

Part 1.

As Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., once said, “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” That vision of history’s progression has been well illustrated by the past year’s landslide of advances for marriage equality. 

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Fundamentalist Christians

Drinking the Kool-Aid

It surprised me to discover a couple of weeks ago that it’s possible that anyone under the age of 40 has no idea what this idiom means. 950 more words

Thinking Out Loud In All The Strange Hours

Accompanying Colombia, 2014: Washington D.C.!

This morning kicked off another long-distance accompaniment trip where I’ll be representing the Connecticut Conference of the United Church of Christ — this time into the wilds of Washington DC. 545 more words


Thankful #16: Talents

Today I am thankful that God supplies us with talents both the “we can accomplish something” talents and financial talents. Hopefully we are open enough to recognize and use those talents to glorify God and walk in the steps of God’s son. 1,782 more words

Life In The Dakotas

ECHO and NUCC - There Is Hope

Kathy and I were in Florida for a wedding.  While we were there we had a chance to visit with several mission board members of the Naples United Church of Christ.   194 more words

God’s Guidance for Changing Times

Scripture   Introduction – The OT reading and Epistle are each from letters that were meant to uplift and bring hope. The letter from Jeremiah was sent from Jerusalem to the survivor living in exile in Babylon. 1,696 more words