“Doubt and Grow Spiritually” -Rev. Hugh Odhner

    In this sermon, Rev. Hugh Odhner, minister at the Philadelphia Society of the Lord’s New Church, discusses the spiritual importance of doubt, as illustrated by a Swedenborgian reading of the Gospels.   Click below for a PDF version of Rev. Odhner’s sermon: Doubt and Grow Spiritually – Rev....

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Audio Sermon: “Making Friends” -Rev. Anna Woofenden

    In this sermon, delivered at the Garden Church in San Pedro, CA (gardenchurchsp.org), Rev. Anna Woofenden discusses a key subject in the teachings of Emanuel  Swedenborg: The intersection of spirituality and relationship, and the idea of friendship as a spiritual state. Click  below for an audio recording of...

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“Mining Swedenborg” – Birrell Walsh, PhD

  In this article, Birrell Walsh, PhD, a religious scholar who recently discovered the writings of Emanuel Swedenborg, reflects on the experience of engaging the Swedish mystic’s prolific work, and how it resembles, in many ways, the act of mining, which Swedenborg himself was very familiar with.   Click below...

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Audio Sermon: “Why David” -by Rev Junchol Lee

In this sermon, delivered at the San Francisco Swedenborgian Church, Rev. Junchol Lee discusses the inner meaning of some common biblical narratives around the character of David, and how leardership dynamics pan out in our own inner lives. Readings: 1 Samuel 16 1-30 Matthew 18 1-5 Listen to Rev. Lee’s...

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“How We Can Be Peacemakers” -Rev. Rich Tafel

  In this sermon, delivered at the Church of the Holy City in Washington, D.C., Rev. Rich Tafel discusses the Beatitudes, and their ever-relevant call to be peacemakers amid socio-political division and adversity.   Click below for a PDF version of Rev. Tafel’s sermon: “How We Can Be Peacemakers” -Rev....

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