Bishop Carlton, one of the nation’s leading African American television preachers, shares the story of his conversion to Universalism, and his vision for how the Universalist gospel can change the world.
How can our faith—and a proper understanding of “vocation”—help us reclaim a fuller sense of our humanity in the face of an economic system that threatens to reduce us to the sum total of what we produce?
Join us for a moving service as we launch our capital campaign, the Third Century Challenge.
“Stop. Look. Listen.” That’s what the signs used to say at railroad crossings when I was growing up. Those same three words are not a bad recipe for cultivating a reverent attention to life.
Rev. Hardies and special musical guests. Our special musical guests, the Bokamoso South African Youth Choir, will join the Jubilee Singers and our own children’s choir for an inspiriting mix of music and story that testify to the power of hope. Learn more about the Bokamoso Choir at www.bokamosoyouth.org.
How can the New Year teach us to be truly present to our lives?
T’was the service of Christmas where carols are sung, though all are secretly thinking of their number one. We try to pretend that gifts mean nothing, but after weeks and months of searching, the perfect gift enters our heads. As we gather together, let’s carefully consider that the most important gift of all is sometimes the simplest.
Some of the African American advent spirituals illuminate the revolutionary potential of the Advent story. What insight do they offer our own revolutionary times?
Spiritually, we often find ourselves living in the tension between being bound to the world as it is, while desiring to leap into the world as it should be. How do live in that tension? How do we make the leap?