Kent Matthies

Science Giving Hope! Rev. Kent Matthies

Green energy, robots clearing mine fields and dressing frail elders, human beings spending time on Mars and deep undersea – all are possible amazing scientific discoveries and inventions.  While we must ensure the ethical usage of advancements, there are many ways in which science, when … read more.

Don’t Ban the Veil: MLK Sunday, Rev. Kent Matthies

Facing intense pressure, German Chancellor Angela Merkel supported banning Muslim women from wearing full face veils. This inhibition of religious freedom will only create more regression in areas of mutual understanding and collaboration. We must protect spaces where people can speak their mind and express … read more.

Reverence for Loss, Rev. Kent Matthies

At the Holiday season we emphasize giving thanks for what we have.  But the holidays can also remind us of what we have lost.  Many of us anguish over loss of loved ones, relationships, health, jobs — How can we learn from and even revere … read more.

Where Do We Go From Here? Rev. Kent Matthies

The range of emotions we may be feeling after Election Day is tremendous. No matter what happens, we the people of our nation have to go forward to be the best we can be. It will require bold personal and community spiritual innovation to move forward … read more.