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Tomorrow Comes, Tomorrow Comes, and We Shall All Be Free

What Americans commonly call the “First Thanksgiving” was observed by the Pilgrims at Plymouth Plantation, sometime between Sept. 21 and Nov. 11, 1621. Out of the hundred folks who came over on... [read more]

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Thousand Voices

Who We Will Be

Comments beginning worship at UUCA on Nov. 13, 2016 Before we do anything else, we need to name what’s in the room. Shock, bewilderment, numbness, anger, fear, tears. Pretty much all the predicti... [read more]

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Thousand Voices

The Uses (and Misuses) of Outrage

Last Sunday in this space I spoke about Siddhartha Gautama’s crooked path to Buddhahood. I brought you with me to the foot of a Bo Tree near Gaya in Northern India, to a time 2500 years ago, to a... [read more]

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Thousand Voices

Are We Outraged Yet?

“In outrage we trust”: put that on the dollar. We say we hate the incivility, so why the popularity, 47 million daily drinking it in, superconcentrated vinegar of some doomsday fearmongerer and... [read more]

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Thousand Voices

Three P’s of Ministry

This sermon was delivered at the installation of the Rev. Jonathan Rogers at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta at 4pm, Oct. 30, 2016.  Story Before The Sermon This was one of Jona... [read more]

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Thousand Voices

Crooked Path to Enlightenment

Late in Siddhartha Gautama’s ministry, around 450 years before the common era, when India was on fire with his liberating message, people would come to him asking NOT who are you? NOT what’s yo... [read more]

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Thousand Voices

Blue Collar Soul

Let’s start this sermon in the Birmingham Jail, with Dr. King. It’s 1963, and he’s talking to his white jailers. “[W]e got down one day,” he says, “to talk about where they lived, and h... [read more]

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Thousand Voices

Existentialism 101

It’s been said that the iconic dress of the existentialist is the black turtleneck. Let’s go with that. Imagine that one of the most famous existentialists of them all, Jean-Paul Sartre, is her... [read more]

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Thousand Voices

The Gospel of RuPaul

If you think that drag is just about a man wearing false eyelashes and a pussycat wig, or it’s just a woman wearing a pair of glued-on sideburns and an Elvis jumpsuit, then you have not heard the... [read more]

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Thousand Voices

What the Bible Says About Homosexuality

  Did you know that, in ancient mid-East society, where Israel lay, it was common for military men to establish deep and faithful friendships with each other—friendships which were so deep t... [read more]

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