“Four Metaphors for Our Times”2021/02/072021-02-07 13:33:23
“Daring to Envision”2021/01/312021-01-31 13:29:12
“The Art of Creative Trouble Making: Bayard Rustin”2021/01/172021-01-17 09:18:50
“Where Do You Find Hope in a Time of Pandemic?”2020/12/242020-12-24 13:38:23
“Pandora’s Box” or “What, If Anything, Have We Learned?”2020/11/152020-11-15 15:40:54
“Now What” Part 12020/11/082020-11-08 15:33:38
“The Lawn Chair Liberation Front: Thoughts Toward a Suburban Contextual Theology”2020/10/042020-10-04 15:57:44
“Choose Something Like A Star”2020/09/202020-09-20 13:15:37
Ingathering Comments2020/09/132020-09-13 15:47:37
“Cosmology, Geology, Anthropology, Science, Discovery, & Faith”2020/03/152020-03-15 16:35:32
“Slavery Is Not an Indefinable Mass of Flesh: Nanne’s Life Matters”2020/02/022020-02-02 11:28:31
“Defiant Hope – Our Faithful Response to the Climate Crisis”2020/01/262020-01-26 12:28:44
“People Get Ready”2020/01/192020-01-19 13:01:57
“Janus, God of Thresholds: Looking Back, Looking Forward”2020/01/122020-01-12 12:57:32
“Loving Our Enemies: Nobody Said It Would Be Easy”2020/01/082020-01-08 11:06:45
“Spiritual Friendship”2020/01/052020-01-05 13:18:38
“What Moral Debt, If Any, Do We Owe Our Ancestors?”2019/11/032019-11-03 13:12:52
“(Not) Famous (Not) Last Words”2019/09/292019-09-29 13:39:10
“Slippery Words and Sticky Words: Teflon and Velcro in the Month of Elul”2019/09/152019-09-15 12:28:13
Ingathering 20192019/09/082019-09-08 12:29:43
“Hope in the Dark” Easter Sunday Homilies2019/04/212019-04-21 12:16:00
“Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a Preface”2019/04/072019-04-07 15:21:10
“My Pastoral First Aid Kit”2019/03/242019-03-24 13:40:00
“My Pastoral First Aid Kit”2019/03/242019-03-24 13:12:17
“Many Ways to Kiss the Ground”2019/03/172019-03-17 16:30:10
“Getting the Hell Out of Paradise”2019/02/242019-02-24 13:32:00
“What’s Amazing About Grace?”2019/01/272019-01-27 13:40:01
“Paradoxical Interventions: With Reference to Rev. Billy, Universalism, and Charlie Chaplin’s 1928 Silent Film ‘The Circus”2019/01/062019-01-06 13:52:42
Christmas Eve 2018 (8pm)2018/12/242018-12-24 11:32:38
“The Anvil Sermon: Thoughts About Resistance, Persistence and Imperfection”2018/12/092018-12-09 12:10:01
“The Old Rugged Cross-Fit”, or “How Are Things with Your Soul-Cycle? or “Prepare to Meet Your Maker-Space”2018/12/022018-12-02 13:25:00
“When We Are Called to Bring Nothing but Our Presence”2018/11/252018-11-25 12:14:23
“For the Children’s Children”2018/10/142018-10-14 12:48:15
“The Measure of a Mother’s Love”2018/05/132018-05-13 13:45:14
“Awkward Thoughts”2018/04/152018-04-15 21:48:11
“On the Opioid Crisis”2018/04/082018-04-08 16:26:24
“Pomegranates in Heaven”2018/04/012018-04-01 00:40:57
Make It Real2018/03/182018-03-18 00:42:53
This I Believe2018/02/182018-02-18 14:07:24
“A Revolution of Tenderness”2018/02/112018-02-11 00:04:08
“#MeToo, A Hashtag Inspires a Movement”2018/01/282018-01-28 00:06:29
“Reflections on the 450th Anniversary of the Edict of Torda”2018/01/212018-01-21 01:02:52
“Lift Every Voice and Sing”2018/01/142018-01-14 02:28:17
“Christmas Eve 2017 Reflections”2017/12/242017-12-24 21:59:49
“Joy to the World! You Gotta Be Kidding Me!!!”2017/12/102017-12-10 22:02:24
“Gratitude, Grief and Goodbyes”2017/12/032017-12-03 21:20:01
“Try To See It My Way”2017/11/052017-11-05 21:15:26
“Fear Is the Mind-Killer”2017/10/292017-10-29 21:11:00
“Who The Meek Are Not”2017/10/152017-10-15 20:47:49
“Three Strings, Trapezes, Shattered Goblets, Really Terrible Orchestras, and Other Attempts at Equipoise”2017/10/082017-10-08 20:42:27
“Balance, Yes, But Pry Me Off Dead Center”2017/09/172017-09-17 20:34:15
Flower Communion Sunday2017/06/112017-06-11 15:40:51
“Josh’s Swan Song”2017/05/282017-05-28 13:15:03
“To See What Is in Front of One’s Nose is a Constant Struggle”2017/04/302017-04-30 11:49:25
“Strict Parents and Line-cutters”2017/04/232017-04-23 13:46:20
“Hallelujah Anyway”2017/04/162017-04-16 11:37:39
Palm Sunday: “The King’s Parade”2017/04/092017-04-09 13:20:02
Stewardship Sunday Reflections2017/03/262017-03-26 13:50:41
“How To Survive the Next Four Years, Lessons I Learned the Hard Way in Chicago, 1968”2017/03/052017-03-05 13:38:03
“The Joys of Sorrows”2017/02/192017-02-19 13:08:54
“Kind Regards, Take Two”2017/02/122017-02-12 12:57:11
“Loving Our Enemies: Nobody Said It Would Be Easy”2017/01/152017-01-15 13:13:29
“The Preacher Preaches About Preaching”2017/01/082017-01-08 13:19:12
Christmas Eve 2016 (8:00PM)2016/12/242016-12-24 11:28:18
“A Season for Solidarity: Reflections from Standing”2016/12/112016-12-11 11:06:38
“Try to Praise the Mutilated World: A Call to Resistance”2016/12/042016-12-04 10:59:58
“A Texas Homecoming”2016/11/272016-11-27 13:46:13
“Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging”2016/11/062016-11-06 13:39:03
“The Cheese and the Worms: Reflections on the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation”2016/10/302016-10-30 13:31:35
UN Sunday: “Celebrating the Day of the Girl”2016/10/232016-10-23 12:36:19
“Acceptance and Action”2016/10/092016-10-09 12:30:28
“Tikkun Olam”2016/09/252016-09-25 12:22:29
“Put On Your Marching Shoes”2016/09/182016-09-18 12:09:12
“Class Stories”2016/08/072016-08-07 11:56:10
“Shower the People”2016/05/222016-05-22 12:56:49
“Childhood Homes and Grown-Up People”2016/05/082016-05-08 12:35:05
“Farewell to Alms and Other Worrisome Obligations”2016/04/242016-04-24 12:30:18
“Does Your Stuff Spark Joy?”2016/04/172016-04-17 12:19:44
Easter Sunday: “Glimpses of Resurrection”2016/03/272016-03-27 12:12:51
“Mary Poppins Ministry”2016/03/132016-03-13 11:47:32
Easter Sunday: “Glimpses of Resurrection”2016/03/132016-03-13 11:36:41
“A State of the Parish Address”2016/02/212016-02-21 12:41:27
“Close Calls and Second Chances”2016/01/312016-01-31 12:30:58
“Twixt Cup and the Lip: Intent, Impact, and Stuff I Learned at the Recent Police Training”2016/01/242016-01-24 12:26:08
Christmas Eve Homily 20152015/12/242015-12-24 12:48:19
“Report from the Front Lines of the Immigration Crisis”2015/12/062015-12-06 12:39:50
“After Terror: Recovering the Moral Self”2015/11/292015-11-29 12:27:18
“Some Things Should Not Go Unsaid”2015/11/152015-11-15 12:09:25
“Barring the Golden Door”2015/11/082015-11-08 13:44:25
“December 9, 1988: I Witnessed a Homicide. Or Was It a Murder?”2015/10/252015-10-25 16:13:18
“Inside Out: The Curious Wonder of Being Alive”2015/09/272015-09-27 13:26:07
“Things”2015/09/132015-09-13 13:20:12
Easter Sunday: “Good Soil, Good Seeds, Good News!”2015/04/052015-04-05 13:01:22
“The Sermon on the Amount” or “When Hope and History Rhyme”2015/03/222015-03-22 12:40:35
“Getting in the Way” or “He Decided to Go” or “Reeb, Racism and Risk”2015/03/012015-03-01 12:19:23
“Build Your Dream Congregation”2015/02/222015-02-22 12:35:01
“How to Fail Better (2.0)”2015/02/012015-02-01 12:12:21
“How to Fail Better”2015/01/252015-01-25 12:02:47
“The Terrible Sermon” and/or “Getting in the Way of Beauty”2015/01/042015-01-04 13:28:01
“Follow Your Arrow”2014/09/142014-09-14 13:44:26
Ingathering Service2014/09/072014-09-07 13:05:24
“Those Who Mothered Us”2014/05/112014-05-11 13:09:11
“Always, Rachel” II2014/04/272014-04-27 12:55:39
“Rebuke Thy Neighbor!”2014/04/062014-04-06 12:56:02
“In the Presence of Absence”2013/12/152013-12-15 12:53:08
“Perfecting Thanks”2013/11/242013-11-24 12:46:36
“Why I Am A UU Pagan”2013/11/032013-11-03 12:37:31
“The Dog Said Meow: Growing Intercultural Competency”2013/10/202013-10-20 12:03:53
“A Space Built for Mortal Communion and Prayer”2013/09/222013-09-22 11:55:41
“Finding God, Sometimes”2013/09/152013-09-15 11:50:02
Ingathering Service2013/09/092013-09-09 11:46:42
“And See Our Chores Done by the Gods Themselves”2013/04/282013-04-28 11:24:30
“Hitch Your Wagon to a Star”2013/04/072013-04-07 11:14:42
“WOW!” – Easter Sunday Homily & Easter Prayer2013/03/312013-03-31 11:02:56
“Thanks!”2013/03/172013-03-17 10:45:30
“Help!”2013/03/102013-03-10 13:35:13
“Hope? Hell, Yes! Part II”2013/03/032013-03-03 13:57:42
“Can Climate Change Change Us?”2013/02/242013-02-24 13:46:39
“Gratitude”2013/02/102013-02-10 13:43:31
“The Sermon I Will Preach in India”2013/01/272013-01-27 13:25:35
“Dimensions of Time”2013/01/132013-01-13 13:45:12
“Scars, Redux”2013/01/062013-01-06 13:17:15
Thanksgiving Reflections2012/11/182012-11-18 13:03:19
“An Appreciation of Jack Mendelsohn”2012/10/282012-10-28 12:52:37
“A Broken Hallelujah: Letting the Light Shine Through”2012/10/212012-10-21 12:46:22
“Do You See the Girl with the Telescope? A Consideration of Ambiguity”2012/10/142012-10-14 13:41:50
“I Am Somebody”2012/09/232012-09-23 13:34:57
“What Is Your Final Destination?”2012/09/162012-09-16 13:37:04
Ingathering Homily2012/09/092012-09-09 13:33:27
“Remembering to Remember”2012/05/272012-05-27 13:50:02
“It All Depends on What the Meaning of the Word ‘It’ Is”2012/05/132012-05-13 13:09:08
“The Future of Memory” – Hannah Papanek: “From Blossoms” – Rev. John Gibbons2012/04/222012-04-22 13:12:52
Easter – “Apparitions & Visitations”2012/04/082012-04-08 13:54:52
“Hope? Hell, Yes! (No Fooling)”2012/04/012012-04-01 13:36:20
“The Sermon on the Amount” – Stewardship Sunday2012/03/252012-03-25 13:32:41
“Why Belong”2012/03/112012-03-11 13:28:31
“Steampunk Ecclesiology”2012/03/042012-03-04 11:18:21
“Church Is For Losers”2012/02/262012-02-26 13:13:45
“Art Shaping the World”2012/02/052012-02-05 13:05:54
“A State of the Parish Address”2012/01/292012-01-29 12:59:09
“Thinking Our Thoughts, Hearing Others’ Stories”2012/01/152012-01-15 13:07:25
“Balance”2012/01/082012-01-08 13:03:00
“Possibility”2011/01/232011-01-23 13:25:02
“More Ponderings about Our Theological Good News”2011/01/092011-01-09 10:53:49
“Our Great Gifts, Fit for a King”2011/01/022011-01-02 12:56:24