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Ginger Gaines-Cirelli: Increase Our Faith

Luke 17:5-10

20th Sunday after Pentecost - Year C

October 02, 2016

The Rev. Ginger Gaines-Cirelli (UMC)

 

Wars and rumors of wars proliferate around the world.  Nations, tribes, gangs, idealogues kill each other for the love of money, for the love of power, for the love of revenge, for the love of violence, for the love of God (God help us).  The way to make any drop of difference at all seems not only unclear but impossible.  But our God says to us, "blessed are the peacemakers."  (Mt 5:9)  "Lord, increase our faith!"

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The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

September 26, 2016

Weekly Sermon Illustration: Anger

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

In our blog post every Monday we select a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for the upcoming Sunday, and pair it with a Frederick Buechner reading on the same topic. On October 2, 2016 we will celebrate the Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost.
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The Rev. Emily C. Heath Article

September 28, 2016

Emily C. Heath: Wonderfully Made

The Rev. Emily Heath (UCC)

The month I turned 22 I was in the middle of a years-long fight against clinical depression. I had my college degree in hand (double major in four years), I was starting a new graduate program (seminary, no less), and I had loving friends and family. I had everything to live for, and yet, I was fighting against soul-crushing feelings of hopelessness and sadness every day.
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September 28, 2016

Emily C. Heath: Wonderfully Made

The Rev. Emily Heath (UCC)

The month I turned 22 I was in the middle of a years-long fight against clinical depression. I had my college degree in hand (double major in four years), I was starting a new graduate program (seminary, no less), and I had loving friends and family. I had everything to live for, and yet, I was fighting against soul-crushing feelings of hopelessness and sadness every day.

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September 27, 2016

Talitha Arnold: Mustafah the Tailor

The Rev. Talitha Arnold (UCC)

"You search out my path and my lying down, and are acquainted with all my ways." - Psalm 139:3

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September 26, 2016

Weekly Sermon Illustration: Anger

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

In our blog post every Monday we select a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for the upcoming Sunday, and pair it with a Frederick Buechner reading on the same topic. On October 2, 2016 we will celebrate the Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost.

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September 26, 2016

ON Scripture: Ah, Jesus, I Get it Now! (Luke 17:5-10) by the Rev. Jacqui Lewis

ON Scripture: The Bible

 

No wonder we don't talk about verses 7-10 of this text. Faith the size of a mustard seed. Great. Love it. Tiny seed. Lofty idea. Preachable. Even tweetable.

 

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September 25, 2016

Frederick Schmidt: Spirituality and Leadership in the Shadow of Chaos

The Rev. Dr. Frederick Schmidt (TEC)

It is hard to remember how much idealism was thread through celebrations of the new millennium when you look back on it now. The palpable sense of tension, anxiety, conflict, and – in a word – chaos, seems to be thread through the global psyche.

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September 24, 2016

Alyce McKenzie: The Green-Eyed Monster

The Rev. Dr. Alyce McKenzie (UMC)

Envy is rooted in a sense of inadequacy, in feeling that someone else has something I want or something better than what I have and that there is not enough to go around.

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September 23, 2016

Boredom

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

This is a Day1 Key Voice article by The Rev. Frederick Buechner.

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September 23, 2016

Brett Younger: Too Busy to Sing

The Rev. Dr. Brett Younger (CBF)

I came to work on Tuesday with a detailed to-do list. If everything went perfectly, I would end the day writing something for the church blog. If I got through six of the ten items, it would be a productive day. If I got through five, I would have kept up. If I only got through four, I would be seriously behind.

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September 22, 2016

Greg Cootsona: Adam, Eve 'n' History?

The Rev. Dr. Gregory Cootsona (PCUSA)

My previous post highlighted mere Christians like C.S. Lewis, who understood Adam and Eve as typological (or paradigmatic), but not historical. I’ll call this Position A. I realize many reject this position. And some vehemently! So I now come to Position, B, those who say Yes to Adam and Eve as both typological and historical while engaging the consensus of modern science. They accomplish all this in some surprising ways.

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September 21, 2016

Paul Raushenbush: The Circle Of Violence Must Stop... With Us

The Rev. Paul Brandeis Raushenbush (ABCUSA)

Violence is all around us. Guns and fingers pointed at all sides. These last months have seen horrific violence. It goes around and around, getting stronger as it sinks to new depths. It is up to all of us to stop it.

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