A God That could Be Real

In ancient religions, the gods were manifestations of what people witnessed happening in nature around them. But then god became a supernatural force beyond and above this world. For many, today’s scientific knowledge makes traditional beliefs about god seem out of date. How might we re-imagine … read more.

Practicing Happiness

Earl Canfield serves as Executive Director of the American-Nepali Student’s and Women’s Educational Relief (ANSWER) which provides academic scholarships to young people in Nepal. He will speak about happiness with a sermon titled “When someone told me I live in a Fantasy Land, I nearly fell off … read more.

Drawing the Line Between Respect and Resistance

Reinhold Niebuhr famously prayed “Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference.” Living in a society that is so divided, we are constantly challenged to discern when to respect our differences and … read more.

“Educating for National Leadership”

Once again a current generation is called to rescue this Democracy for its future. That calls for exceptional leadership, fit for current times. It will require some general agreement on leadership qualities the times call for. Our schools must educate for national leadership and the church … read more.

We Have Nothing to Fear But…

On this Halloween weekend, we’ll explore fear. With the uncertainties of our changing society, the tragedies of violence and oppression, and the stresses and strains of everyday life, how does our spirituality help us live with our fears of the known and the unknown? Our … read more.