BFF Communities

Inherent Worth and Dignity is all Well and Good, BUT ...

An episode of BFF Communities

By Jenny Peek
Unitarian Universalist sermons, conversations and perspectives on all things human. Rev. Jenny Peek serves as minister for the Pocatello Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.
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Religious Humanism: Meet the Father of Religious Humanism, John H. Dietrich
In this episode, by means of time travel (and plenty of imagination) Rev. Jenny brings John H. Dietrich to the pulpit. Dietrich shares his views, and subsequent regrets, of humanism. Credits to the Minnesota Historic Society John H. Dietrich papers; author William Schulz, Making the Manifesto; and Harvard Square Library.
May 20, 2019
The Nature of Truth and How Lies are Infecting Our Culture
What do we do when lies are destroying lives? Rev. Jenny shares what’s she’s learned and how we need to hold each other accountable.
May 6, 2019
Environmental Justice and Unitarian Universalism
A few examples of Unitarian Universalists’ actions in living our values. Climate change as the greatest challenge of the century. Relationship building as a crucial key to sustainable living.
April 22, 2019
Impact of Race and Class on Observance of Lent and Easter
Sermon at Pocatello Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, addressing social justice, privilege, and marginalization as expressed through Christian observance of Lent and Easter.
April 8, 2019
Growing Edges and the Glad Surprise, considering Howard Thurman
Explores the richness of theologian Howard Thurman’s Growing Edge, considering this in a context of “strengths-weaknesses” binary thinking.
March 25, 2019
When My Life Becomes Prayer
Today’s episode is Rev Jenny Peek’s sermon, offered at the Pocatello Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, bringing progressive religion to Southeast Idaho. Rev. Jenny lifts up two examples of lives she feels were prayer: Howard Thurman and Maya Angelou.
March 18, 2019
Inherent Worth and Dignity is all Well and Good, BUT ...
As Unitarian Universalists, our first principle calls us to affirm and promote the inherent worth and dignity of every person. Yet greed and cynicism abound. Manipulation and abuse of power is evident daily. What does it take to bridge the chasm between principle and real life? Rev. Jenny offers her reflection on today’s timely topic.
March 11, 2019
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