[Put on Red Sox hat] For those listening to the podcast, I started this sermon about faith development by donning a Boston Red Sox hat. It was a powerful symbol of devotion in my family growing up. We started going to a UU congregation when I was seven years old, but by that point, I […]

In August of 2014, I had the privilege of being invited to attend the James Lawson Institute up in Nashville. James Lawson was the foremost strategist working in the Civil Rights Movement from 1958 to 1968. He worked under the leadership of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., who called him “the mind of the […]

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ARE WE OUTRAGED YET? Rev. Anthony Makar “In outrage we trust”: put that on the dollar. We say we hate the incivility, so why the popularity, 47 million daily drinking it in, superconcentrated vinegar of some doomsday fearmongerer and it’s coming at us from all sides: They are vampires, and they are trying to suck […]

Let’s start this sermon in the Birmingham Jail, with Dr. King. It’s 1963, and he’s talking to his white jailers. “[W]e got down one day,” he says, “to talk about where they lived, and how much they were earning. And when those brothers told me what they were earning, I said, ‘Now, you know what? […]