Speaker: Rev. Rod Richards

What About Jesus?

To say that Jesus represents different things to different people…well, it’s true, but it doesn’t get us very far. If we tried fashioning all those differing perspectives into a whole, what would it look like? How do we view Jesus–and the Easter celebration–today

Falling Into Place

There are moments when the disparate pieces of our lives, almost accidentally, make sense; when chaos gives way to clarity; when things fall into place. It doesn’t last, usually…so how do we cherish those moments?


What does it mean to be wholehearted? How do we bring that quality into our lives together?

Journey to the East

Besides being a title of a Hermann Hesse novel, it also suggests a journey toward enlightenment than many in the West have engaged by adopting religious practices from the East. Where has your own free and responsible search for truth and meaning led? What … read more.

We Travel This Road Together

There is never enough to go around.That is a message that is all around us. It is a fear that burns within us. It seems to be confirmed in the world. It is a “given.” How might we fashion a different expectation?

Get Lost!

It used to be a question: at what point did one give up wandering in search of a location and simply ask someone for directions. These days, the wonders of GPS have made it pretty difficult to get lost…right?

Beloved Conversations

How do we build the trust that allows us to have challenging conversations? How do we make space in our congregation for vulnerability?

A Land That I Heard Of

Hold fast to dreams, Langston Hughes tells us. But don’t our dreams need to have some connection to reality? What is truly possible?

All the Difference

“I took the road less traveled by and that made all the difference,” writes Robert Frost. What is it that made “all the difference” in your life?