September 11, 2018
by Dr. R. Scott
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9/11

I am remembering today. I am remembering and grieving and giving thanks for acts of courage and love and compassion on 9/11. I can easily date my ministry as a clergyperson — before 9/11 and after 9/11. It was that … Continue reading

September 8, 2018
by Dr. R. Scott
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Thank. You.

This coming Sunday I will celebrate my 10th year anniversary as Senior Minister of First Congregational Church of Los Angeles. All I can think about this week are the people who have made such a positive difference in my life. … Continue reading

August 31, 2018
by Dr. R. Scott
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John. McCain.

It’s been all John McCain all week, and deservedly so. I’ve tried so many times this past week to write something about him, but everything seems redundant and/or superfluous I’m just going to say it unfiltered — I admired John McCain. … Continue reading

August 17, 2018
by Dr. R. Scott
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For. The. Children.

I want to write about Aretha Franklin today but I can’t. I loved her music. But I will not write about her today, because I have to write about the horrendous report that was released this past week regarding the … Continue reading

August 6, 2018
by Dr. R. Scott
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Dear LeBron . . .

  Dear LeBron: I am a fan! I am a basketball fan, to be sure, but more specifically, I’m a LeBron James fan. That’s never been more true than this week after hearing how you started a new school in … Continue reading

July 31, 2018
by Dr. R. Scott
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Missing. You.

I haven’t preached a sermon since the end of July. I’m back in the pulpit at First Congregational Church of Los Angeles this Sunday, and honestly, I can’t wait! More than that, I’ve had one of those wonderful and rare … Continue reading

June 14, 2018
by Dr. R. Scott
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Pride. Sunday.

Join us this Sunday, June 17, 2018 for Pride Sunday! Worship at 11.00 AM. My sermon is titled – “As Wide as the Heart of God!” It’s going to be a spectacular Sunday, including inspiring music from the Gay Men’s … Continue reading