September 5, 2017
by Dr. R. Scott
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9.10.2017

September 10, 2017 . . . a Fall Kick-Off Sunday at First Church. A celebration of First Church and Pilgrim School. An introduction of a new Head of School at Pilgrim . . . Paul Barsky. A new Director of … Continue reading

September 2, 2017
by Dr. R. Scott
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2. Cents. Worth.

Perhaps some of you have read the recent “Nashville Statement” that was signed and promoted by some of the most well-known evangelical church leaders in America. I’m including the link for your own reading (https://cbmw.org/nashville-statement/), but suffice it to say … Continue reading

August 19, 2017
by Dr. R. Scott
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Alignment.

When something aligns, it is true. It is real. It is the deepest truth of our existence. Alignment can be anything. It can mean resonance with work. Or you find yourself energetically creative about a project or idea. Or you … Continue reading

August 17, 2017
by Dr. R. Scott
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Torches. Or. Candles.

Two different nights in Charlottesville, Virginia, two groups of people marching, two groups of people carrying lights shining against the night sky, and two groups of people bearing within their souls strong feelings. The difference is this — one group … Continue reading

August 12, 2017
by Dr. R. Scott
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Opposites.

Tomorrow morning at First Congregational Church of Los Angeles, I’m going to explore in my sermon a topic that for me has become a cutting-edge interest — the marriage of opposites. Through my work with Parker Palmer a few years … Continue reading

August 9, 2017
by Dr. R. Scott
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August 9, 1945

On this date — August 9, 1945 — the United States dropped a nuclear bomb on the Japanese city of Nagasaki. The bomb was the equivalent of detonating 22,000 tons of TNT. Over 80,000 people were killed, not counting those … Continue reading