justice

After Worship: Martin Luther King Sunday

Thoughts

This morning’s sermon was challenging, I know. I’m grateful to serve a congregation where the minister can offer a challenging sermon and be thanked. Several congregants told me I gave them a lot to think about, which is all I hope for from a sermon.

References

This morning I encouraged congregants to read a recent New York […]

How Can We Stop Escalating Inequality?

We live in a time of escalating inequality. Many of you are acutely concerned about this escalation and the rise of poverty, homelessness, and wealth inequality specifically: during our Social Justice discernment process, you expressed deep concern for these issues.

How, as Unitarian Universalists, are we called to address extreme inequality and foster economic justice? Our […]

The Borderlands

Used under Creative Commons: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/Our church is in a border region, less than 50 miles from the U.S./Mexico Border. Writer Gloria E. Anzaldúa wrote that “the U.S. Mexican border es una herida abierta (is an open wound) where the Third World grates against the first and bleeds.” We have certainly seen that “bleeding” in San […]