Tag Archives: Faith Formation

Giving Up the Ghost

Reading from Christine Robinson’s essay, “Imagineers of Soul”  Sermon Preached August 21, 2016 The audio version of this sermon can be found here. A few years ago, my colleague Robin Bartlett, who grew up Unitarian Universalist, preached a sermon she … Continue reading

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goodness, despair, and imagination (theology of social witness – post 2)

Last week, we met once again for a small group reflecting on the theological ground of our witness for social change.  This time we were tasked with choosing one piece from the meditations and prayers section of the UU hymnal that reflects our … Continue reading

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Human Community and Holy Texts

A sermon offered at the Foothills Unitarian Church, January 31, 2016  Listen to the audio of this sermon here.  (contains quite a bit of extra text not included here…)  It is the last Sunday of January, which means it is … Continue reading

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How to Write Your Unitarian Universalist Testimony

“Only by….conversion can we be possessed by a love that will not let us go.”  – James Luther Adams, in “Root Ideas of Human Freedom” My colleague Joanna Fontaine Crawford posted this article, along with an invitations to Unitarian Universalists to … Continue reading

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Talking Money in Church

My very first social hour at Foothills, the one where my family and I were introduced to the community in May of 2012, I declared my unabashed love for stewardship and finance related ministry to a small group of folks … Continue reading

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Doing Church Through Learning Communities

I often ask those who are newer to the church – what brought you here? Perhaps not surprisingly – I don’t get too many who say “I was really hoping to join a Committee!” And yet, without the loving hands … Continue reading

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