Candidating sermon

I would argue, more simply, ours isn’t a Christian nation because we don’t follow Jesus.

When I tell people I’m minister of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Spokane, they often ask, “Where’s that?

I must admit, however, I was surprised when I asked church leaders on Twitter to share some of the more unusual comments they have received. But I was most surprised at the really strange things people tell pastors and other church leaders.

Many of the comments related to using the Bible too much or to being too evangelistic. I narrowed my selection to twenty-five, but it could have been much higher.

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