United Church of Christ

Following a call to bear witness to the power of love in action.


For a long time now, if asked what my favorite scripture verse is, I say Luke 12:32. It reads, “Do not live in fear little flock, it has pleased your Maker to give you the kindom.”


There are few things more valuable than belonging to a faith community that gets you.


Find your base. See the world through God’s eyes. Stay grounded.


As our nation observes 400 years since slavery came to our shores, white American Christianity needs to recognize and purge this justification of evil.


We sometimes need reminders of the common goodness that we all share.


In a world where it seems to be hard to come by, today I call for peace


I did want to take an opportunity and reflect on this last weekend, and in particular the two mass shootings one in El Paso and one in Dayton, Ohio, and I just want to say a few things about this.


How often do you stop and spend a moment just taking in God’s handiwork? It’s on full display every hour of every day.


Earlier this week, and also for the better part of last week, I spent time as an Ecumenical visitor with two partners in the Christian fellowship, the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries.