United Church of Christ

The Death of Whiteness and the Five Stages of Grief

Molly Baskette

A year or so ago a Facebook friend asked me to relinquish my whiteness.


Tony Robinson

I've been wondering, could God's real name be "With"?

Samuel and the Elders

Donna Schaper

Philosopher and political theorist Herbert Marcuse, 1898–1979, said that, in his time, we had developed an "authoritarian ritualization of discourse."

Are We There Yet?

Kenneth L. Samuel

For many persons, the final words of the celebrated twenty-third Psalm speak to the heavenly abode of an eternal resting place.

Lower Power

Mary Luti

The Bible says God is "up there."

"We Shall Walk Through the Valley in Peace"

Richard L. Floyd

The "shadow of death" is a colloquial saying in Hebrew meaning "mortal peril."

Sorry, That's Not My Gift

Tony Robinson

I'm having second thoughts on spiritual gifts.

5 Intentional Minutes with God

Ron Buford

A Facebook intermediary connected me with Beverly, a dear college friend and symbol of so much of who I am – someone I'd not seen for more than 20 years.

Heavy Lifting

Emily C. Heath

I recently started lifting weights again after a several months long break.

Is Pride Something to be Proud of?

Lillian Daniel

Although many people don't know it, the famous expression "Pride goes before a fall" comes from the Bible.