Stevie Wonder’s song “Visions” describes a could-be world. It’s something that we can all relate to as humans, a yearning for a better world. Music in this podcast by Jackie Vension. Recorded 8-28-16.
Sexuality and sensuality are part of our human expression, and so should be a part of our religious expression. If you want to be passionate about your religion, it can’t just be in your head, you must feel it with your whole body; in other words, a Sensual Faith. Music in this podcast by Jackie Venson. Recorded 8-14-16
We discuss the social ills of racism, poverty etc. and the call to action for the good hearted using the lyrics of Living for the City and You Haven’t Done Nothin’ by Stevie Wonder for inspiration. Music in this podcast by Jackie Venson. Recorded 7-17-16.
After the deaths of Alton Sterling & Philandro Castile, as well as the Dallas shooting, two of Stevie Wonder’s songs seem particularly fitting: “Heaven Help Us All” and “Love’s in Need of Love Today”. We look at how these songs speak to our current times, and delve into the wisdom within. Music in this podcast by Jackie Venson. Recorded 7-10-16.
In our second sermon in a series inspired by Stevie Wonder, we discuss Sir Duke, Master Blaster, and music as a force for revelation and transformation & a few musical prophets. Stevie himself says, “Music is a world within itself, with a language we all understand.” Music in this podcast by Jackie Venson. Recorded 6-26-16.