• 01:00

    Rev Maurisa To Interview Logan Geen, A Unitarian Christian Universalist. 2nd Half Dr. Lisa Joins Us.

    in Religion

    Interview with Logan Geen of the Christian Universalist Association He writes a blog called The Unitarian Christian Universalist which discusses spiritual and social issues from a classical Christian Unitarian and Universalist perspective. He has a particular interest in mysticism and attends Spiritus Christi, a schismatic Catholic community. He draws inspiration from a wide range of traditions, both within and outside of Christianity.

  • 01:00

    Faith Friday - Unitarian Universalism

    in Politics

    Unitarian Universalist, Erik Felker joins Joe to discuss the basics.
    Have you had your healthy dose of reality lately? There are always at least two sides to every story. Have you ever wondered how someone, who saw the same thing you did, walked away telling a vastly different story? Which version was correct? Which one was the REAL story? Actually, both are! It’s just a matter of perspective. Joe takes the issues… especially the controversial issues (politics, prejudice, religion, illegal immigration)… and brings in people from different sides to share their viewpoint. This is definitely not a fluff piece. And while no one is attacked, the questions are hard-hitting. But the conversation is always respectful and you’re sure to learn something new, even if you don’t agree! If you’ve always wondered how the “other side” thinks and how they’ve arrived at their “stand”, then this is the show for you! 
    It’s not the right side, it’s not the wrong side, but the REAL side of the issues!
     

  • 01:20

    The Unitarians

    in Education

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    Unitarian churches are essentially promoted as houses without walls, places were diverse opinions and cultures can converge in safety and without judgment.  But how can churches not have doctrines, specific holy books and/or dogmas?  Does the Unitarian church have merit as a place of respectful discussion on topics relating to belief, purpose and truth?  


    What are the colors, cultures, branches, sects and flavors of Universalist churches out there?  


    Michael Werner's book "Regaining Balance: the Evolution of the UUA"  http://huumanists.org/store/regaining-balance-evolution-uua


     

  • 00:27

    Diana Sarah Universal Circle of Creation Spirituality

    in Religion

    We draw on Mystical Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, Sat Yogic Philosohy and the Western and Eastern Teachings developed through the sages throughout the ages to help each and every one of us remember who we are.  We, through spritual teachings and personal empowerment, serve as a great ark, during these troubling times, that will preserve the wisdom, beauty and creativity of the human family as the hatred and fearmongering, is burned away through the power of love.  We are an interspiritual and interfaith religious service that focuses specifically and only on the truth that produces a peace that surpasses all understanding.

  • 01:18

    The Politics of Faith with Rodney Sadler

    in Politics Progressive

    Host Dr. Rev. Rodney Sadler discusses Politics of Faith including progressive politics, American politics, culture, demographics, social justice, economic justice,  history, society, social change,  community action, community organization, and more!


    Mr. Gerrick Brenner is the Executive Director of Progress NC, an entity in NC that with both 501 c 3 & 4 expressions seeks to utilize the traditional and social media to influence the public to support progressive policies in North Carolina.  He is currently heading up the "NC Left Me Out" Campaign in NC to push for Medicaid Expansion.  Before becoming a foundation executive, Gerrick was a television reporter for Raleigh/Durham's WTVD, Fresno's KFSN and KMPH, El Paso's KDBC, and Billings' KTVQ.  Gerrick has also served as a professional baseball umpire in a previous life...  Today we will speak with Gerrick about the work of Progress NC and the ways that religious communities can interface with this group.


    Our second guest is Rev. Robin Tanner the Lead Minister of Piedmont Unitarian Universalist Church in Charlotte NC.  She holds a BA in Psychology and Religion from University of Rochester and a M. Div. from  Harvard University Divinity School.  Robin has served in ministerial positions in Mass and in New Mexico before taking on role here in Charlotte.  A consummate social activist and leader Rev. Tanner has been the president of the Charlotte IAF Affiliate Group Helping Empower Local People (HELP), she has been active in promoting LGBTQ inclusion and in marriage equality struggles in our state and in our nation.  She is also a prominent leader in the Moral Monday Movement and led a bus load of her  congregation to surrender themselves for "civil disobedience," or as she says it "Moral Obedience" on the day when we had the largest number of witness bearers (154).

  • 01:06

    “Creative Connections™ in Dementia Care

    in Caregiving

    Welcome to Alzheimer's Speaks Radio where all voices are welcomed to join the conversation.  We love hearing from people around the world.  Everyone from those diagnosed, family and friends caring for loved ones, professionals providing services, products or tools, researchers, authors, directors, producers, musicians, advocates for dementia and those that just want to learn more about the disease.


    Today’s show will feature the authors of “Creative Connections™ in Dementia Care: Engaging Activities to Enhance Communication. Jennifer Brush has been working for over 20 years to change the face of dementia care in hospitals, assisted living communities, nursing homes and home care.  Rev. Katie Norris is a Unitarian Universalist community minister and co-founder, with her father, of the Carolyn L. Farrell Foundation for Brain Health.


    You can reach Jennifer and Katie below:


    Katie: www.RevKatieNorris.com


    Jennifer: http://www.brushdevelopment.com


    For more information on Caregiving and Dementia go to Alzheimer’s Speaks Resource Website with multiple platforms of information.

  • 01:00

    Move to Amend Reports w/ Laura Bonham & Egberto Willies

    in Politics

    This week features Ohio Move to Amend organizer Michael Greenman to talk with us about the Interfaith Caucus and the role of faith and conscience in the movement to amend the Constitution.


    Since 2000, Michael Greenman he has focused on efforts to eliminate Corporate Personhood.  As a member of the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbus, Michael is the lead coordinator of the MTA affiliate: “Move to Amend – Central Ohio”.  He recently led a team of UUs who, during the denomination’s annual gathering in June 2013, obtained the denomination’s approval to encourage congregations all around the country to focus on supporting the passage of a constitutional amendment to declare that “corporations are not persons” and “money is not speech.” He is currently collaborating with MTA as Moderator of the Interfaith Caucus, bringing together other communities of faith and ethical values to form a coalition to build from our common values to restore real democracy without corporate domination. 


    For information or to become involved with Interfaith Caucus, please contact Michael Greenman at: 614-439-4768 or mgreenmanoh@gmail.com.

  • 02:00

    BTR Debate: "Is the Father alone Almighty God?"

    in Religion

    Saturday 03/21/15 12pm ET/11am CTRL/10am MTN/9am Pac Call in and listen or share a comment or question at the Q and A portion of this debate at 1-347-934-0379. Also you can listen to this debate during or after via podcast at:


    http://www.blogtalkradio.com/healingxoutreach/2015/03/21/btr-debate-is-the-father-alone-almighty-god


    Our debaters are:


    Taking the positive position is David Barron has been involved in apologetics for the past 9 years, focusing on bringing people to faith, the historical existence of Jesus Christ, the existence of God and the reliability of Scripture. He is the founder and editor of www.Scripturaltruths.com and has published the book, "God and Christ: Examining the Evidence for a Biblical Doctrine", the Second Edition is currently being written.


    Taking the negative position is Turretinfan. TurretinFan is on facebook where you can like his page and you can also find out more at his blog and You Tube pages at:

    http://www.youtube.com/user/TurretinFan

    http://pyat.org/  - PYAT Five Solas : Five Points

    https://www.facebook.com/pages/TurretinFan/142901393015
     


     

  • 00:28

    Diana Sarah Universal Circle of Creation Centered Spirituality

    in Spirituality

    Welcome to our show where we explore various philosophies, religions, and understandings of the world to arrive at the truth that surpasses all human understand us.  Join us each Sunday as we explore religion in a new way that challenges us, and causes us to look at and evaluate every previously held belief until we understand fully and completely what it is we really believe.

  • 00:38

    Peaceful Warrior Reflections Program

    in Self Help

    Each week we bring you readings, commentary, discussion of diverse thoughts and ideas.  Reading from poetry, fiction, non-fiction and many other media to help you be come the compassionate, peaceful warrior that dwells within so you can begin to create a better life, a better community, and a better world.  Join us each and every Friday morning, 10AM.  This week we will begin reading Sword of The Battle Priest, by John W. Gilmore.  This book is available at www.lulu.com.  A very important teaching is enclosed in this story examining our wants and desires to create a better world and the struggles that we have to do so when we begin to live a life based on principles and not on love.

  • 01:00

    Special Guest Rev. Maurisa Brown, Founder of Unitarian Ministries International Will Join Us Tonight

    in Christianity

    We will discuss the point that as more historical evidence is discovered regarding who the historical Jesus is how will this affect believer's faith?

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