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Losing Faith

NPR’s religion correspondent Barbara Bradley Haggerty tells this touching story of a Methodist pastor whose spiritual searching led her to conclude that she’s an atheist. Of course, that’s anathema in a traditional Christian church. So Teresa MacBain played her ministerial role hypocritically. After the internal conflict became too much to bear and she declared her […]

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Worship

I’m working with three members of my church to plan a worship service on the meaning of worship. We intend to explore what draws Unitarian Universalists to church for a communal hour on Sunday mornings. When I was 8 or 9, my mother started taking me to church. Initially we attended a Methodist church, largely because […]

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Be Spiritual – Episode 15

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Episode 15 features my conversation with Bill Kennedy, a relatively new UU. Bill seems driven on his spiritual quest – although he’s not really comfortable using the term spiritual. Bill’s path has taken him from the Congregational and Methodist churches of his youth to Judaism and now Unitarian Universalism, where he identifies with Religious Humanism. […]

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