Rev. Dr. Todd Eklof

Born Okay the First Time: Moving Beyond the Fall/Redemption Paradigm

The Doctrine of Original Sin, which claims we are all born fallen, broken, even evil, to begin with, may not be something all of us profess to believe anymore, but western society has been so influenced by this idea that most of us instinctively presume it’s true.

The Oedipus Path: Learning To Successfully Limp Along

Life is a journey, and along the way we get wounded, make mistakes, change, and, hopefully, grow. What prevents us from moving along and growing is avoiding pain, wallowing in regret, and refusing to let go.

The Unitarian Trinity

This is a version of the sermon I delivered to our Partner Church in Felsőrákos, Romania during my visit there last August. Eastern European Unitarianism remains a Christian denomination, minus a belief in the Trinity, of course.

Channeling Your Inner Therapist: Techniques for Self Care and Fulfillment

If love, as Fromm says, includes a “sense of responsibility, care, respect, knowledge” of those we love, and if, it is not possible to love others without also loving ourselves, then it is necessary to take responsibility for our own well-being and unfolding. In this sermon we’ll explore some accessible ways of caring for ourselves. … Continued

December 24, 2018 Cosmic Advent 6:00 – 7:30 PM

Our annual candlelight service utilizing traditional Christmas hymns, readings from a variety of religions, and short homilies to help us celebrate the miracle of every birth and the birth of the Universe itself.

Yes, Einstein there is a Santa Claus

Services are held at 9:15 & 11:00 a.m. each Sunday. Grandma doesn’t have to get run over by a reindeer to prove the existence of Santa Claus. Science provides all the clues we need to believe it possible for a man to travel round the world and visit the home of every child in a … Continued

The Future and the Measure of All Things

Services are held at 9:15 & 11:00 a.m. each Sunday. In this final sermon of the series, I’ll wrap it up by imagining what the world might look like if human society were to adopt the humanistic ethic, and wonder if we will have an opportunity to get there, to fully mature as a species, … Continued

God Where are You? A Little About My Theological Odyssey

Services are held at 9:15 & 11:00 a.m. each Sunday. It’s understandable upon learning I’m a minister that most presume I must be a “believer.” Western religion, after all, is almost synonymous with theology. One’s religion, that is, is determined by one’s beliefs about God. These days atheism is becoming increasingly acceptable but being both a minister and an atheist still seems contradictory. In this sermon I’ll wrestle with this contradiction by talking about the evolution of my own theological beliefs.