United Church of Christ

Into the Mystic: Give Thanks in all Circumstances

This is a tough year by any measure.


Into the Mystic: God Will Be There

In what has become one of the more harrowing habits of mine, I routinely check the COVID website every morning to see what happened the day before.


Into the Mystic: Winners and Losers

When I was a teenager, there was a youth group movement built around a new way to engage in play.


Into the Mystic: Towards None Being Excluded

As you listen to this, it is likely you have already cast your vote.


Into the Mystic: A Sleepless Night

A Sleepless Night

One of the questions I ask people living in and through grief is this: how are you sleeping?


Into the Mystic: Wherein Hope

Wherein Hope

In these times of global pandemic, in a country dealing with racial division and an unprecedented election season with an uncertain outcome, where do you find hope?


Into the Mystic: Faith and Politics

When I lived in Phoenix, I was invited to host a weekly radio show. I called it Relevance Radio. My intro included a clip from Bob Dylan’s song “Political World.” He would sing, “we live in a political world, love don’t have any place. We’re living in times where men commit crimes and crime don’t have any face.”

 


Into the Mystic: Childhood Heroes

Lou Brock.

Bob Gibson.

The fleet-footed left-fielder and the speed-ball throwing right-hander.


Into the Mystic: Tribute to a Friend and Mentor

For the last couple of years, the United Church of Christ has partnered with an organization called Global Cleveland.


Into the Mystic: Welcome Week

For the last couple of years, the United Church of Christ has partnered with an organization called Global Cleveland.


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