All of us have suffered loss as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. How do we as religious liberals respond to frustration, failure, and loss?
Has the coronavirus pandemic opened enough people’s eyes to the changes our society needs to make in order to become more compassionate and just, or are things likely to get…
We are embodied beings, and these times call us to pay attention to our embodied-ness.
How fast are we living our lives? What should we do if we'd like to live life more slowly but more deeply?
What does it mean to have faith from a liberal religious perspective? What are the different kinds of hope, and which are realistic for us to have? What does love…
We are living in surreal times. While the world of nature comes back to life all around us, millions around the world are suffering, and almost all of us have…
The Exodus story in the Hebrew Bible has more miracles-per-minute than most other Bible stories, but it also contains universal truths about human existence that might provide wisdom for us…
As we begin a time of social distancing, Rev. James reflects on the opportunities possible in this situation.
We face a situation none of us have ever lived through before. How can we get through this together?
How can the stories about Jesus's death and resurrection be understood from a liberal religious perspective?
Who was the historical Jesus? What did he really say? What was he really about?
What inspiration and wisdom could this classic Indian sacred scripture offer to us today?
Anxiety and fear are a part of every person's life. How can we still live the fullest, deepest, richest lives possible despite the anxiety and fear we sometimes experience?
What does it mean to be religiously multi-lingual?
Rev. James talks about the possibility of UUFR joining ONE Wake, a newly forming community organizing initiative in Wake County.
Rev. James shares stories from his experiences of community organizing in the Seattle suburbs.
What really makes us happy in life?
Our experience of Christmas changes throughout our lives, and as our lives change, we face the challenge of celebrating it in new ways.
What are the main challenges that UUFR faces as a congregation? How would Rev. James and the UUFR board like to address those challenges?
Rev. James talks about UUFR's challenges and accomplishments as a congregation as it celebrates its 70th anniversary.
As we enter the holiday season and prepare to spend time with loved ones, Rev. James shares some stories about the challenges of being with family.
Is religious liberalism and political liberalism the same thing? Is it possible to be religiously liberal and politically conservative?
What are the spiritual implications of how and what we eat? How are we feeding our souls?
What does spirituality mean from a liberal religious perspective? What do we do if we want to get some?
What's the importance of religious community? What role does it play in our lives?