Speaker: Rev. Greg Stewart

A Jesus We Can Live With

What’s a good Unitarian Universalist to do in a season like this? I boldly suggest that we all find a Jesus we can live with. It starts by distinguishing the religion of Jesus from the religion about Jesus. Our guides on this expedition of discovery … read more.

Hope is Yours!

It’s one of those old conundrums: we must lose hope in order to find it. What will it take to be the embodiment of hope, of being hope itself? I’ll offer three ways of doing so, regardless of your circumstances or beliefs. This is the … read more.

Hope is Suffering

Sometimes hope eludes us. We may have to endure hardships and the waiting almost takes us to the breaking point. What is the role of our sufferings on the road to Hope? Why isn’t that road easy to navigate?

Hope is Fleeting

Author Steve Goodier, writing about the human spirit, has observed, “It seems to run on nothing but a morsel of hope. Without it, you have nothing. With it, nothing else matters.” Is it really darkest before the dawn? What if dawn never comes? We’ll consider … read more.

Hope is Costly

How much are you willing to pay to find hope in your life? Are you willing to count the cost? Can you go the distance? We’ll look at the lives of World War II martyr Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the primatologist Jane Goodall, both of whom … read more.

Hope is Power

Hope changes things. When its power is unleashed in a world of inequality, real transformation is possible, individually and corporately. We’ll explore hope’s power through the example of Gandhi, the persistence of people in Zambia, and by a woman who took on the IRS.

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Hope is Risky

There’s often a risk involved when hope is engaged. We experience the risk of hope when we live life as our truest selves. But this is almost never easy. What is it in your life that is worth the risk of being hopeful and hope-filled?