Unity Church of Overland Park Blog

Monday, August 7, 2017
Remember How to Play and Have Fun!Blog PostDr. Julie Connor, Director of Youth & Family Ministry 

Kids get it. They know how to have fun. Children are masters of letting go of what happened yesterday and beginning each new day with a fresh start. They are delighted with small surprises, special treats, and opportunities to play. Those are...

Friday, July 21, 2017
Living From Our HeartsBlog Postby Rev. Brandon Nagel  Growing up in a “Unity” house, I had the opportunity to know from a very early age that there was a divine order active in our world. For as long as I can remember, there was always this knowing within me that there was a universal harmony to the world. My issue was that despite knowing this,...
Friday, July 7, 2017
Reclaim Your Sense of WonderBlog PostBy Rev. Brandon Nagel, Senior Minister    Recently, Sara and I took our girls, Harper and Hayden, to St. Louis to go to the zoo and visit a few other places in the city. Our two year old, Harper was so very excited to go on a trip and we had a wonderful time visiting new places and having new experiences. As we...
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Be the Full and Unyielding Light of GodBlog Post By Rev. Brandon Nagel, Senior Minister  Welcome back! I apologize for the delay in these blogs, and now that I have a few to-do’s that were preoccupying me checked off my list; it’s time to get back to writing. So, when we last left off, Unity Church of Overland Park was exploring its core values...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

By Rev. Brandon Nagel, Senior Minister

In his Tony award winning Broadway hit, Hamilton, writer Lin Manuel Miranda has Alexander Hamilton say to Aaron Burr, “If you stand for nothing, what will you fall for?” Every time I listen to this soundtrack and I hear this line, I think of just how important it is not only to have a well-defined...

Sunday, April 30, 2017

By Rev. Brandon Nagel, Senior Minister

Recently I spoke about the power of maintaining our focus on God and how meditation and even just the practice of acknowledging God to refocus ourselves if need be. However, it is also important for us to consider what it is we are seeking God for in the first place. Let’s face it, we are conditioned...

Friday, March 31, 2017

By Rev. Brandon Nagel, Senior Minister

In the Gospel of Mark, Jesus says, “If you are able!—All things can be done for the one who believes,"  -Mark 9:23.  Every time I would read this, the thought that would immediately come into my mind was, “What exactly is it that I am supposed to believe in?”. The logical answer seems to be God. All ...

Monday, March 6, 2017

By Rev. Brandon Nagel, Senior Minister

One of our core beliefs in Unity is that the things that we focus on are the things that persist in our lives. For example, if we focus on living a healthy life then more often than not we tend to make the sort of choices that lead to living a healthy life. If we choose to focus on being happy, we...

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