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The False Self System

The False Self System

January 30, 2020

Describes how the false self system develops as a response to living in a world of conditional love, and how to begin dis-identifying from its unhealthy attitudes and judgments.

Prayer of Jesus, Paul, and the early Christians

Prayer of Jesus, Paul, and the early Christians

January 16, 2020

What did prayer mean to Jesus, Paul, and the early Christians? What did they teach? And what did they actually do? This message responds to these questions.

Prophets, Promises and the Coming of the Christ

Prophets, Promises and the Coming of the Christ

December 11, 2019

Jesus didn't show up out of the blue. His coming had been foretold through a series of prophecies extending hundreds of years before his birth.

What Does It Mean to be Spiritual But Not Religious??

What Does It Mean to be Spiritual But Not Religious??

November 27, 2019

Increasing numbers of people are seeking spiritual meaning outside of a religious tradition. What are the implications? Consequences?

Be Here Now in Love

Be Here Now in Love

November 5, 2019

God is here . . . now . . . loving. To "tune in" to God's loving presence, we need to be in the right place at the right time with the right attitude.

Jesus at the Home of Martha and Mary

Jesus at the Home of Martha and Mary

October 23, 2019

What a scene! There's much more going on than a lesson about the active life versus prayerful listening.

Impeachment Survival Guide

Impeachment Survival Guide

October 8, 2019

A pastoral resource on the basics of the impeachment process with guidelines for engaging in healthy discussions about this divisive issue.

Reincarnation and Christianity

Reincarnation and Christianity

September 25, 2019

Examines the teachings of Jesus and the New Testament on the afterlife, rebirth and our ultimate destiny. 

The First Great Commandment

The First Great Commandment

September 10, 2019

Jesus' first great commandment points to the love of God above all else, and he wouldn't have given it to us unless it was possible to do so.

Existence, God and Faith

Existence, God and Faith

August 28, 2019

The fact of existence is a good springboard to thinking about God, who needs to self-disclose if we are to know anything about the character of the One-Who-Is. Faith is our entrusting openness to encountering God.