Get a fresh take on God, spirit, faith, life, love, justice, and community. First Church Berkeley is an open and affirming, progressive Christian church in Berkeley, California, part of the United Church of Christ. We are committed to Jesus’ countercultural and life-giving path. We understand the life of spirit to be a journey, not a destination. Our podcast features the powerful preaching of several of the ministers on staff and special guests. More about the church at firstchurchberkeley.org.
Senior Minister Molly Baskette dives deeply into the question of personal salvation and wonders aloud whether it is as easy and exclusive as it sounds to claim Jesus as one’s personal Lord and Savior. Exploring the scripture for the morning, she hears that salvation is for the whole world—a “package deal” in which everyone is saved and no one can go to heaven as long as anyone is in “hell” here on earth.
Filetype: MP3 - Size: 21.39MB - Duration: 22:40 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)