Posts Tagged ‘Faith in Action’

Drawing from the Well V: Salvation?

Five hundred years ago, it was Faustus Socinus, a Polish theologian widely considered to be the architect of modern liberal religion, who said that yes, Jesus saves, but not by virtue of his death. None of this “blood of the lamb” stuff. Jesus saves by virtue of his life and the moral and spiritual example […]

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If I Were Unemployed

I have to admit: it was not until this week that I was struck by the irony of preaching about unemployment right in the middle of ministerial search season! I love congregational life though, and when I feel overwhelmed by the long and complicated hiring process, I turn for perspective to one of the first […]

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What Will the Future Bring?

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Mystery, Mystery, Love is a Riddle and a Mystery

Mary Oliver is a poet who is well known by Unitarian Universalists for her focus on nature: very often, on its quiet occurrences: industrious hummingbirds, motionless ponds, “lean owls / hunkering with their lamp-eyes.” But just recently, she has come out with a new collection of poems, entitled Felicity, and the subject is one that […]

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Explorations into Mistery by Rev. Anthony Makar & Rev. Jonathan Rogers

Early Personal Reflections Jonathan: I beat Rev. Makar in a game of table tennis this week, so I get to go first…it only took me three tries! Someone asked me this year as I was getting ready to step into my new role as Minister of Lifelong Learning and Growth: Why is UU RE important […]

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