December 6, 2018
by Dr. R. Scott
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Thursday. Religion.

I could not stop watching the funeral service for President George Herbert Walker Bush yesterday. Beautiful. Meaningful. Dignified. It was a reminder of the importance of family and service to others. But it was also a reminder of the importance … Continue reading

November 15, 2018
by Dr. R. Scott
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Sunday Is Thanksgiving!

Not really. But if you are part of First Congregational Church of Los Angeles, Sunday will be Thanksgiving. I’m preaching my sermon titled — “Stories of Thanks (giving) and Thanks (getting).” The music will be wonderful. And then afterward our … Continue reading

May 30, 2018
by Dr. R. Scott
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Beliefs. Matters.

After reading and re-reading the racist tweet from Roseanne Barr yesterday, and after watching an amazing program on “Everyday Racism” last night on television, and after meeting my daughter’s wonderful boyfriend (who happens to be black) over the weekend, and … Continue reading

January 11, 2018
by Dr. R. Scott
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Singing. For. Justice.

This coming Sunday we’re going to sing for justice at First Congregational Church of Los Angeles. Literally and metaphorically. Metaphorically, we’ll dedicate ourselves again to a vision of justice and racial equality. I’ll preach my sermon titled — “Why We … Continue reading