Archive for the ‘Sermon Archive and Podcast’ Category

Our Whole Lives

It was dusk. The apartment was empty save for the two of them. As they lay entwined in warm embrace, this room/this bed was the universe. Aside from the faint sounds of their tranquil breathing, they were silent. She stroked the nape of his neck. He nuzzled her erect nipple first gently with his nose, […]

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How to Curate Human Potential

You might have heard that the great Muhammad Ali died this past Friday at the age of 74 years. This was a man who, besides being the world heavyweight boxing champion three times, transformed what it meant to be a sports hero. Before, it meant being the strong and silent type. After: something entirely different. […]

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Voice – Rev. Erik Martinez-Resly

note: waiting for the link for the poem referenced in the sermon; you will hear a brief pause for the video shown in the service. Please check back.

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Rites of Passage

Below are the credo statements of the Coming of Age Candidates. Cooper In plain truth, science is my religion. I don’t believe that god made the world in 7 days, but instead believe the theory of evolution. In my personal view, religion can lead to fanaticism, which in turn leads to war. Some examples […]

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Ten Commandments for Talking About Religion With Kids

Kids ask parents over 300 questions a day. Every two minutes 36 seconds, on average. 105,120 questions a year. That’s the finding of a recent survey in Britain involving 1000 moms with children between ages two and ten. Can you believe it? (I can hear weary voices out there agreeing….) Questions like, “Why is water […]

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