Jerry Beale

Where Are We Going?

Where did we come from? What are we? Where are we going?  What kind of questions are these? How long have they been asked?  Do they have the same meaning across different theologies?  Also a remembrance of Orlando and thoughts on empathy.

Begging Sermon

There seems to be the one universal ritual in UU churches. Some call it the begging sermon. It could be called “Jack Benny’s Spiritual Dilemma – And Ours.” Remember that Jack Benny’s major characteristic was his reluctance to part unnecessarily with a single penny. Jerry Beale will suggest 8 possible scenarios: 8 possible ways we … Continued