This week we affirm that our lives have meaning and that we are here for a purpose. Join Pastor Arik as he celebrates all that we have to offer our world
In the aftermath of the shooting in Florida and with these survivors becoming outspoken activists, Pastor Arik takes a look at how young people have always been at the forefront of societal change in our world
As Ash Wednesday approaches, Pastor Arik examines how this holiday helps prepare us for our Lenten journey
As we are bombarded on all sides with the message that we aren't happy enough, smart enough, or thin enough, Pastor Arik takes time to remind us that we are perfect and more than enough, just as we are
Sometimes saying "No" can be the hardest thing for us to do. However, by learning to say "no" from time to time, we can rediscover the value of our time and energy
If today was your last day alive, would you have any regrets? This is the question Pastor Arik dives into this week on The Clergy Corner
As we mark the 100th episode of the Clergy Corner, Pastor Arik looks at the value that comes from doing the same task over and over again
Somehow we made it to 2018! This week Pastor Arik looks at how a new year can be seen as an opportunity to have a second chance at getting this right. Join Pastor Arik as he encourages all of us to bring more love and light into the world this upcoming year.
Pastor Arik is taking a few weeks off from the podcast to finish up Christmas preparations and to go on vacation. The podcast will resume its weekly schedule in January. Have a happy holiday and a blessed new year!
It's that time of the year as Pastor Arik finds himself fighting off the various illnesses that ail him. This week he looks at what we can do to take whatever sickness we face in stride.
This week Pastor Arik looks at how anger can be a healthy and holy response to the injustices that surround us
To help get us through the end of the year, this week Pastor Arik recommends two books and two podcasts he finds entertaining and worthwhile
As Thanksgiving approaches this week, Pastor Arik encourages all of us to find time to appreciate and give thanks for the little things in life
Three years is a long time! This week Pastor Arik invites us to look back on where we were three years ago, and invite us to imagine what life might look like for us three years from now.
With Veterans Day approaching, Pastor Arik looks a two feel-good stories about a couple of our nation's heroes.
As the end of the year draws closer, Pastor Arik takes time to examine what drives us and inspires us to do what we do. Join him as he takes a closer look at "motivation"
With our youth leading worship this upcoming Sunday, Pastor Arik reflects upon the talents and energy they bring to the church
TRIGGER WARNING: Sexual assault, sexual harassment // This week Pastor Arik looks at the impact of the "Me Too" campaign on social media and reflects upon the importance of spreading awareness of the prevalence of sexual harassment and assault, and how important it is for us to end it once and for all.
As the seasons change, so too do our schedules and routines. This week Pastor Arik looks at the changes in his own life and reflects upon the importance of gratitude for the positive things happening around us.
In the wake of recent tragedies across our nation and globe, we take time to collect ourselves and try to find some happiness and joy in our darkened world. Join Pastor Arik as he mines the internet for facts and tidbits that he hopes will bring a much needed smile to your face.
As World Communion Sunday approaches, this week we explore the history of denominationalism and lift up the importance of unity that this upcoming Sunday brings - Music credit: "By Our Love" by King & Country
We all experience failures in life, but what happens when we experience success? This week we look at the fear that can come when things are going our way
With our nation recovering from two massive hurricanes, this week Pastor Arik looks at the importance of responding to the devastation not just with prayer, but with our time and resources as well
As we prepare for Fall, the theme of examining the choices we make is brought into focus
Following the solar eclipse that took place yesterday, Pastor Arik takes a look at a handful of scripture references to celestial events and examines why the heavens have always fascinated humankind.