Homo Spiritus, Rev. Kent Matthies

We humans call ourselves homo sapien, which means wise or knowing man. This is good and important. However, there is so much we do not know. It is also true that focusing on our knowledge has not got us out of war, poverty and destroying the planet. Perhaps we should call ourselves homo spiritus, which would refer to mind, […]

Son of a Preacher Man, Erick DuPree

Erick DuPree, Consulting Director of Faith Development, was the hope and dream of evangelical Christian parents, the only son in a long line of evangelist ministers. A legacy graduate of Lubbock Christian University, he called the pulpit of mega churches home.  Erick shares his story of “not being good enough for God” at the hands of conservative […]

The Hole in the Donut, Rev. Peter Friedrichs

What, if anything, sits at the center of Unitarian Universalism? Are we united by more than our commitment to diversity and doing good works? Can a “core identity” of Unitarian Universalism be expressed without running the risk of “creeping creedalism?” Rev. Peter Friedrichs will reflect upon these questions and attempt to identify the qualities and attributes […]