United Church of Christ

Into the Mystic: Just for Fun

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.”

Into the Mystic: Mercersburg

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

Into the Mystic: Rest in Thee

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

Into the Mystic: For Whom the Bell Tolls

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

Into the Mystic: In Search of Kindness

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

Into the Mystic: For Peace

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

Into the Mystic: Don't Give Up

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.

Into the Mystic: How Majestic

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.

Into the Mystic: Delighting in Worship

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.


Into the Mystic: Hey, Let’s Be Careful Out There

I will age myself a bit here, but I used to love watching a hard-hitting drama called Hill Street Blues.