Videos

The videos below are selected sermons and lectures recorded at some of our conferences.
Universalism: Just Right

Rev. Kalen Fristad, who served as the founding Chair of the CUA, speaks at the Christian Universalist Celebration 2010, October 23, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He compares three types of Christian belief about salvation — Calvinism, Arminianism, and Universalism — and uses the story of “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” to conclude that Universalism is “just right.”

Demythologizing Hell

Rev. Tim King, an ordained CUA minister, speaks at the Christian Universalist Celebration 2009, November 7, in Nashville, Tennessee. He shatters the myths about “eternal hell” and explains how these ideas were imported from pagan religions rather than coming from the teachings of the Hebrew prophets and Jesus Christ.

The Inner Revelation of Universal Salvation

Rev. Rich Koster, Coordinator of the CUA, speaks at the Christian Universalist Celebration 2010, October 23, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He shares how the truth of universal salvation is a revelation from God within his heart, something that we can intuitively know without needing to read books to try to prove it.

When Love Calls You Home

Marquis Hunt, a member of the CUA Board of Directors, speaks at the Christian Universalist Celebration 2010, October 23, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He discusses the power of divine love, forgiveness, and grace, and the implications of these key Christian concepts for our beliefs about salvation.

Walking the Talk: Christian Universalism and Interfaith Reconciliation

Rev. Eric Stetson, the founding Executive Director of the CUA and an ordained CUA minister, speaks at the Christian Universalist Celebration 2009, November 7, in Nashville, Tennessee. He explains how Christian Universalism is relevant to interfaith dialogue and reconciliation, and calls upon Christian Universalists to get over the narrow-minded tendency to think that our religion must defeat other religions in order for God’s plan to be fulfilled.

Just Do It

Rev. Susan Smith, an ordained CUA minister and Board member, speaks at the Christian Universalist Celebration 2009, November 7, in Nashville, Tennessee. She discusses her own journey into Christian Universalist ministry and how the beliefs of Christian Universalism are relevant in recovery from drug/alcohol addiction, prison ministry, and ministering to the downtrodden.

From Breakdown to Breakthrough: Six Steps to Humpty Dumpty’s Recovery

Rev. Woodrow Lucas, a former Board member of the CUA, speaks at the Christian Universalist Celebration 2009, November 7, in Nashville, Tennessee. He shares how God uses suffering, adversity and darkness to enable people to be transformed and resurrected into peace, glory and light.

The Second Reformation: Reclaiming the Universalist Spirit of Christianity

Rev. Eric Stetson speaking at the CUA’s conference in Oklahoma City, June 14, 2008.

The Victory of the Gospel

Rhett Ellis, a former Baptist minister and CUA Board member, speaks at the Oklahoma City conference, June 14, 2008.

Building the Christian Universalist Movement

Rev. Eric Stetson challenges Christians who believe in universal salvation to unite and spread the true Gospel of God’s unconditional love. “Restoration Nation” conference in Kansas City, June 16, 2007.

Rescue or Flush?

A sermon by Rev. Kalen Fristad about the spiritual lessons we can learn from a bug that falls into the toilet. June 5, 2006.

Interview about Universal Salvation with Rev. Kalen Fristad

Mike Aasen interviews Rev. Fristad, June 5, 2006.