Tag Archives: Diversity

Preaching in the Context of Diversity

Next Tuesday, as a part of a conference at the Iliff School of Theology, I will sit on a panel about Preaching in the Context of Diversity.  We’re covering the topic in three ways: rhetorically, liturgically, and biblically.  I’m responsible for the … Continue reading

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Right and Risk in the Big Top – Candidating Sermon 1, Nov 8, 2015.

Listen to this sermon here. Right and Risk in the Big Top You might have heard it said that there are no atheists in foxholes. It’s an incredibly simplistic and somewhat insulting way of speaking to the experience of coming face … 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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To Love Alike, Sermon February 2015

Last Tuesday evening, I attended a kick off for our newly launching campus ministry.  It was a great beginning. Good turn out. Our conversation was facilitated by our student leaders Kelly and Rosalina, and our Young Adult Coordinator Chris Sharp. We … 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 Limits of Diversity

Reading “The Purpose of the Church” In 1948, most congregations and houses of worship in the United States were segregated (separated) by the color of their members’ skin. Some were segregated by law; others by custom or by a lack … Continue reading

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Top Ten Stories for All Unitarian Universalists – Stories 7 and 8

Continuing to reveal 10 stories I wish every Unitarian Universalist knew….here are stories 7-8.  Story 7:  The Unitarians and the Universalists Fifty years ago, in stuffy rooms and over dinners, and breakfasts, and coffee, and other drinks, people of goodwill … Continue reading

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