Sermons on Theology
Let’s Talk God
Many Unitarian Universalists are allergic to the word God. They have rebelled against the portrayals of God in the Bible and the maddening inconsistencies. They are right to reject the standard interpretation of God. Christians, Jews, and Muslims have been taught that there is one God and that that one God can be found in the Hebrew, Christian, and Muslim scriptures. Now, what if I told you that the English translations and the “party line” cover up three different God…
On the Path to Finding Our Centers
As Unitarian Universalists, we are inclined to look for advice on how to center ourselves everywhere but in biblical scripture. This Sunday, Rev. Lee Anne will explore some of the traditional biblical sources for guidance on finding our centers.
Breath of Life: Abortion & The Bible
Rev. Lee Anne Washington makes the Biblical case for women’s reproductive rights.
It’s Not Fair Jesus, Or Is It?
May 1 is International Worker’s Day throughout much of the world. It was first celebrated in Paris in 1889 to demand justice for the world’s laborers and to commemorate the killing of workers by police at the Haymarket labor strike demonstration in Chicago in 1886. As a starting point to honor the world’s laborers I’m going to present Jesus’ parable “Laborers in the Vineyard” which has fascinated me since I first heard it in Sunday School. – Rev. Paul
Why I Like Atheists
David Calhoun recounts his appreciation for atheists, whose critical thinking skills challenge some of the questionable claims of his fellow Christians.
Six Sources: Jewish & Christian Teachings
In this installment of our Six Sources sermon series, Phillip covers the fourth source of Unitarian Universalism: Jewish and Christian teachings which call us to respond to God’s love by loving our neighbors as ourselves. You can download a PDF of the sermon here: https://goo.gl/c7uQzV
Jesus, Christ, and Tammuz walk into a Manger
In this Christmas sermon, Phillip examines the question: “Who was the real Christ, and how did this Christ become Jesus?”
Thomas explores the controversial topic of original sin within a Unitarian Universalist theology.
Living Buddha, Living Christ: Part 1
Phillip explores Thích Nhất Hạnh’s Living Buddha, Living Christ in the first part of this three-part series.