Ralph’s Pretty Good Grocery Store

Scott writes:

Back when Garrison Keillor’s “Prairie Home Companion” radio show was on the air, there would be ads run for Lake Wobegone’s “Ralph’s Pretty Good Grocery Store,” whose motto was “If we don’t have it, you don’t need it!” This whimsical reference has gotten … read more.

The Masks We Wear

Pulpit Guest Rev. Martin Woulfe

Minister, Abraham Lincoln UU Congregation. Springfield, Illinois

Service conducted by Rev. Scott Alexander

This is our first “virtual pulpit exchange” with Rev. Alexander and Rev. Woulfe exchanging YouTube sermons from afar. Rev. Woulfe (who has served our Springfield Illinois congregation with distinction for … read more.

Is there Such a Thing as Evil?

Rev. Scott W. Alexander, Preaching

Scott writes, ” The theological question of human evil has long vexed Unitarian Universalists. Historically, we have been steadfastly optimistic about human nature and potential–far more so than more conservative traditions which talk about original sin and human depravity. … read more.

Empathy

Rev. Scott W. Alexander, Preaching

Scott writes,

Empathy (and the lack of it) has arisen as an issue in this year’s Presidential campaign. In addition, recently there was a rather startling thought piece in the New York Times entitled “The Trouble with Empathy.” All this talk … read more.

Sermon Before the Election

Rev. Scott W. Alexander, preaching

Scott writes,

Without doubt, the national election this week is the most consequential of our lifetimes. Our country is so terribly divided politically, and so very much is at stake. This is especially so because it is not at all clear–because of … read more.

A Conversation With God

A Conversation with God. An imaginary discussion with God over why he does not just haul off and tell us what the afterlife is really like. Includes a video of a woman’s experience with the afterlife, some quotes and my personal belief.

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