Taboo: How We Approach the Toughest Topics
August 23rd, 2023
By Rebecca Garrett Pace We are currently ⅗ of the way done with our Taboo series, and we’ve done some good, and tough, work. We’ve talked about doubt, and named that it is not the opposite of faith, but rather a very important component of it. We’ve talked about holistic health and mental wellness, and how we can foster that wellness even in the midst of going back to school, balancing busy schedu...
August 17th, 2023
By Monica Frazier Last week I was with one of our adult Sunday School classes and we were talking about what it means to be a “big tent” church. The idea is that there’s room in the tent for everybody and we’re not all of one mind. It’s about unity not uniformity.I think that’s exactly the kind of church Jesus hopes for, a place where we don’t shy away from hard topics and we don’t expect that eve...
July 31st, 2023
by Rev. Kerry Smith I’m having lunch with someone and they have said something and I’m not quite sure how to respond. It feels like we’re playing chess and it doesn’t matter what I say, I’m in checkmate. There are so many taboo topics in our world today. It can feel like we’re walking in a landmine and we have to figure out how to play this very challenging game with grace and equality. How do we...