Tag Archives: Beliefs

Don’t be fooled

As February comes to a close, and we head into March and the Fort Collins not-quite-spring spring break, the year is doing what it always seems to do this time of year – flying by. In church-life, we are starting to make … Continue reading

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Expectations, and Resistance

There are things I wish I didn’t expect.  Like, this not being the last time that news of a heavily-armed man taking aim at a vulnerable group of people, injuring many, killing a few, breaks through an otherwise joy-filled day … Continue reading

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We Don’t Stand, We Move – Sermon July 26, 2015

I knew she was nervous when she sat down.  Her breathing was quick and her eyes darted all over the room.  “How can I help?” She was an inmate in the Denver Women’s Prison. I was her Chaplain intern.  I’d … Continue reading

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God Revised

Several years ago, I was sitting at the desk in the Chaplain’s office at the Denver Women’s Prison, waiting for one of the inmates, and I could hear my own breathing.  It was heavy, and quick, which was not at … Continue reading

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The 5 Jagged Rocks of Unitarian Universalism

 Yesterday, a colleague invited a question on the UU Evangelists Lab Facebook page, asking the group to share about our particular cultural context and how it shapes our core theological message. Today, I have been preparing for a session with our … Continue reading

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What Can We Count On? (Part 3)

Perhaps there’s no better time than January, this time of new beginnings and resolutions, to turn your attention to what is worthy of your ultimate trust. There are so many places to misplace our loyalty this time of year, so many things and people making unworthy … Continue reading

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Share the Love – Homily Jan 27 2013

(This homily was a companion piece to one that Marc Salkin offered this same Sunday on the mission of our congregation) What is the core purpose of the Foothills Unitarian Church? What is the precise thing that is ours, just ours … Continue reading

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