United Church of Christ

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.


Into the Mystic: The Movement of the Holy Spirit

The Spirit is revealed when the listening in community is honest, open, intense and all voices are heard.


Into the Mystic: For the Facing of this Hour

How do we make sense of senseless violence when mourning the loss of one of our own?

 


Into the Mystic: Let’s Talk about God

How do you choose to see and to speak about the Divine?


Into the Mystic: Demerger

I am headed to Dresden, Germany this fall. I am invited to speak at the Synod gathering of the Union Evangelischer Kirchen in der Evangelischen Kirche in Deutschland. They are a reform partner that is very close to us here in the United Church of Christ.


Into the Mystic: Music Hath Charms

How has music moved and transformed you – in worship and in life?