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The UCC Anti-Jesus

Quinn G. Caldwell

There never was a less-UCC vision of Jesus than this one.

Heard Mentality

Molly Baskette

Jesus, no fewer than six times in the gospels, utters his now-famous dictum, "He who has ears, let him hear."


Tony Robinson

"I don't need, every Sunday, to be reminded of my responsibilities,"

Hidden in Plain Sight

Donna Schaper

In 1940, the entrance to the ancient French Lascaux Cave was discovered by 18-year-old Marcel Ravidat.

Out of Sync

Rachel Hackenberg

Many of us are notoriously capable of functioning out-of-sync, of living contrary to the rhythms of our own bodies and spirits.

For Joy

Mary Luti

So it was all about joy. 

We're Still Learning

Richard L. Floyd

The disciples had expected great things from Jesus when he ushered in God's glorious new reign on earth.

Choosing Justice

Marchaé Grair

When a person oppressed by the evil of racism proclaims "Black Lives Matter," you have two choices—you can validate their pain or you can condemn them for speaking it.

Say Their Name

Kaji Douša

Sitting in challenge with this text from Isaiah open on his lap, the unnamed "Ethiopian eunuch" had questions. 

The Forgotten God

Emily C. Heath

One of the reasons I identify so strongly as a Trinitarian, a person who believes that God is Parent/Creator, Christ, and Holy Spirit, is my love for that last "person" of the Trinity.