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Developing as a Congregation and Community

Loneliness

A few years ago, a long-time church member came to worship for the first time in many years. This person ...
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A Lack of Empathy

Leviticus isn't all bad. Among the many strange and problematic rules are glimmers of empathy. The so-called Golden Rule that ...
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A Nation ruled by Leviticus

In a recent meeting, the leader had us do a fun bingo that allowed us to get to know each ...
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With God on our Side

Bob Dylan's epic song has been covered countless times since it was released (is this the Spirit whispering to me?) ...
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Sunk Cost Thinking

Few people know this term, yet most of us live by it. Sunk Cost thinking is what keeps us in ...
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Fear and Loathing

One of the best and perennial favorite Christmas movies for Americans is "It's a Wonderful Life". This iconic and heroic ...
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Football and Militarism

As I prepared to watch the Rose Bowl this year, I was brought back to just before the pandemic when ...
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It isn’t what you think it is…

I have often written about growing up in a community with a large Jewish population, and how that experience shaped ...
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A Sin is a Sin is a Sin?

When my congregation voted to be an Open & Affirming congregation 10 years ago, we lost a couple of members. ...
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Without God, Am I Nothing?

It's one of those things a lot of people say, and that, of course, makes it a prime candidate for ...
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