A sermon reflecting on the nature of religious dissent in the 21st century United States.
Roots and Branches
as preached at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston, September 11, 2022 It is good to be back in the pulpit. It is good to share this morning with you. It is a special morning for me. It is my first Sunday back from sabbatical. And it is my first time preaching to you or anyone else since we held our flower communion back in June. I am glad to be with you, to see longtime members of...
In this third sermon on reimagining grief, I reflect on the theology of Frankenstein.
These Things Figuratively
The second source of Unitarian Universalism is the “words and deeds of prophetic women and men.” Throughout Black History month the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston is exploring this source with a series of services on the teachings of prophetic people from Africa or of African descent. In this sermon, I discuss the North African theologian Origen, who taught about universal...
Christmas Eve Homily 2020
In this homily I asks "how are we celebrating this strange holly day? What of our customs we have managed to retain amid the heartache and horror?"