Listen to the sermon from Sunday, May 1, 2016 titled “Valid” by Rev. Stephanie Cooper. One morning this week on my way to the church I was flipping through the radio stations, which is unlike my usual habit- No, we don’t have one of those fancy cars that you tell Siri to turn on Beyonce […]

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Listen to the sermon from Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016 titled “Look for the Living” by Rev. Dr. Larry Bethune. This past Monday dawned with news of another terrorist bombing, this time in Brussels.  For hours the news was all confusion and speculation, different networks with different details, a rising death toll and apocalyptic reports […]

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Listen to the sermon from Sunday, March 13, 2016 titled “Pressing On” by Rev. Dr. Larry Bethune. Only two weeks left in Lent, the most spiritually focused season of the Christian year.  Yet there are so many distractions:  Spring break, South by Southwest, political campaigns, business as usual – the world doesn’t stop for Lent, […]

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Listen to the sermon from Sunday, February 14, 2016 titled “Love Test” by Rev. Dr. Larry Bethune.   I love writing sermons and planning worship with creative people like Stephanie and Landry is fun, but sometimes we face, well, let’s call it “cultural dissonance.” The Christian year and lectionary provide themes and texts, but the […]

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“Lost in Spectacle” by George Oliver

Listen to the sermon from Sunday, February 7, 2016 titled “Lost in Spectacle” by guest preacher George Oliver.   During my undergraduate years, I was forced into a lot of classes that would drain the life right out of me.  And though I love her today, perhaps the single most cringe-inducing of them, based on […]

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Listen to the sermon from Sunday, January 31, 2016 titled “Resistance” by Rev. Dr. Larry Bethune.   I want to recognize all the ministers at UBC today. We know our staff, of course, but there are others here. If you are a minister of the gospel, please raise your hand and keep them up so […]

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