I Hate Praise Music

Reading Excerpted from UU World article: The Gospel of Inclusion by Kimberly French, Fall 2009 Homily I was 21 years old when I was hired by Dixboro United Methodist Church just outside of Ann Arbor, to work with their praise and worship band called Joyful Noise.  I would show up at their weekly rehearsal and […]

The Secret O’ Life

Call to worship “To be hopeful in bad times is not just foolishly romantic. It is based on the fact that human history is a history not only of cruelty, but also of compassion, sacrifice, courage, kindness. What we choose to emphasize in this complex history will determine our lives. If we see only […]