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96664943](/assets/ulc/blog/scaled/mlkmemorial.jpg){.alignleft .size-medium .wp-image-7856 width=200 height=300}The great people whom later generations admire and celebrate are never really superheroes with powers beyond ...

Category: Social Equality, Social Justice

Amid the grief and outpouring of support for those murdered in Paris comes the wailing of tears from another continent, where they are also suffering unspeakable brutality from extremists armed with weapons of war and eq ...

Category: Human Rights, Islam, Morality, Politics, Social Justice

Some new advice seems to align very well with traditional old advice that wise parents have given to young adults for ages it seems: marry your best friend. A new economic research paper has found that perhaps the best w ...

Category: Weddings

In a small native village in Alaska, 22 residents went on trial for fishing salmon as they have always done. New federal laws restrict fishing in Alaska's Yukon- Kuskokwim Delta. But the defendants say that "God" will be ...

Category: Disasters, Spirituality

How to Become a Jedi KnightWhen the movie Star Wars was released in 1977, it became a phenomenal hit. The quest, the heroes, and daring rescue of the heroine transported viewers to a different movie experience. However, ...

Category: Universal Life Church, Be a Minister

Understanding Where Science Denial Comes FromThose of us who are concerned about the effects resistance to science on issues like climate change denial, evolution, and stem cell research have more than likely spent some ...

Category: Morality, Politics, Religion, Science

Is Religion on the Way Out Among Young People?In 1966, Time magazine published one of its most memorable and infamous front covers. In red font against a simple black background were the words, "Is God Dead?" The attenti ...

Category: Religion, Christianity

The Universal Life Church has a remarkably simple mission: to support religious freedom and advocate for good around the world. The ULC is one of several American marriage ministries that exist as non-profit interfaith a ...

Category: Online Ordination, Perform a Wedding

When Thomas Jefferson penned the phrase "separation of church and state," he may not have been thinking about marriage, but that statement should go hand and hand with 21st century weddings. Over two hundred years after ...

Category: Online Ordination

Various Uses for Blessed OilBlessed oil does not have magical healing powers in and of itself. Instead, it is intended to act as a symbol of God's grace and heals believers through their faith. Blessing oil is used to he ...

Category: Online Ordination