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The Rev. Sue Haupert-Johnson

God Has Left the Building

Ezekiel 34:11-16,20-24

Reign of Christ - Year A

November 23, 2014

The Rev. Sue Haupert-Johnson (UMC)

It's Reign of Christ Sunday, Christ the King Sunday, the last Sunday of the Christian year. Today we reflect back upon the mighty acts of God proclaimed every Sunday of this year. We celebrate that, because Christ emptied himself of the authority of God and humbled himself to the point of death on a cross, God has highly exalted him and given him the name that is above every name. Therefore every knee in heaven and on earth and under the earth should bow to him. (Philippians 2:6-10) He is King of Kings and Lord of Lords. (Revelation 19:16)

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The Rev. Dr. Tripp Martin Article

November 20, 2014

Bowling and Yelling

The Rev. Dr. Tripp Martin (CBF)

When is it time to step back and to not speak, and when is it time to keep speaking and to keep working?
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The Rev. Dr. Frederick W. Schmidt Article

November 21, 2014

Frederick Schmidt: Demonizing Difference and the Word Police

The Rev. Dr. Frederick Schmidt (TEC)

One of the more disturbing developments in Progressive Christian thought of late is the demonizing of difference.
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“Make A Joyful Noise”: Renaissance Art and Music at Florence Cathedral

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Three marble panels from Italian sculptor Luca della Robbia’s famed organ loft created for Florence Cathedral traveled to the U.S. for the first time for this exhibition at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, GA
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November 21, 2014

Frederick Schmidt: Demonizing Difference and the Word Police

The Rev. Dr. Frederick Schmidt (TEC)

One of the more disturbing developments in Progressive Christian thought of late is the demonizing of difference.

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November 20, 2014

Bowling and Yelling

The Rev. Dr. Tripp Martin (CBF)

When is it time to step back and to not speak, and when is it time to keep speaking and to keep working?

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November 20, 2014

Jamie Jenkins: The Center of the World

The Rev. Dr. Jamie Jenkins (UMC)

Just a few miles south of Hartwell, Georgia there is an historical marker and stone monument that declare that this spot is the 'Center of the World.' When you see the marker and note the rural surroundings you wonder how that designation came to be.

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November 19, 2014

Darkwood Brew: Way Out of No Way, Part 3: Protecting

Darkwood Brew

In this six-week series, we’ll explore some familiar Hebrew stories of despair and deliverance. Noah, Abraham, Joseph, and Moses each persevered with God’s help amid almost unimaginable darkness. This series is for the times in your life when there seems to be no way out, and for the times when God’s covenant shines a light in the darkness providing that way, after all. Part 3, "Protecting," features Bishop John Selders.

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November 18, 2014

Chuck Queen: Rethinking the Bible's Place

The Rev. Dr. Chuck Queen (CBF)

There are some Christians who give the Bible godlike homage. It might as well have come floating down from heaven on the wings of angels. Should we ascribe to the Bible divine status?

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November 17, 2014

Weekly Sermon Illustration: The Sheep from the Goats

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

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

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November 17, 2014

ON Scripture: Jesus, Poor People and the Underside of Thanksgiving (Matthew 25: 31-46) by Billy Honor

ON Scripture: The Bible

The Rev. Billy Honor (PCUSA)

I love Thanksgiving. I love the food, the fellowship, the friends and family, the football and did I mention that I love the food. Unashamedly it might very well be my favorite holiday. Yet, despite all my warm feelings about Thanksgiving, I am not blind to its historical shortcomings.

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November 16, 2014

Kenneth Samuel: Not Creeds But Deeds

The Rev. Dr. Kenneth L. Samuel (UCC)

Have you noticed that the people who have the most to say about the orthodoxy or correctness of Christian doctrine are often not the people who actually do the work of Christ?

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November 16, 2014

Carol Howard Merritt: The Church's New Foundation

The Rev. Carol Howard Merritt (PCUSA)

'The church’s best days are still ahead,' said Cam­­eron Trimble. I shared a conspiratorial smile, as I often do when with her. She is executive director of the Cen­ter for Progressive Re­newal, where I am a consul­tant. She was telling me about Con­vergence, a network that she is dreaming up with a group of people, including authors Brian Mc­Laren and Diana Butler Bass.

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November 15, 2014

Lillian Daniel: What Makes a Good Boss?

The Rev. Dr. Lillian Daniel (UCC)

At a workshop on supervision, a group of us were telling stories about past bosses. One person worked for an admiral who had a clear vision and knew how to share it. She carried his gift for managing by objective into a very different career in the non-profit world.

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