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The Rev. Dr. Dwight Andrews

A Wilderness People in the Promised Land

Exodus 16:2-15

15th Sunday after Pentecost - Year A

September 21, 2014

The Rev. Dr. Dwight Andrews (UCC)

The wilderness experience for the Hebrew children represents a troubling place. It is hostile terrain, and the basic necessities for survival are not present. There is a growing crisis that grows out of a fear of perishing. For Israel the wilderness represents a place of dislocation and the unfamiliar. It represents the very real threat for their life.

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The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

September 19, 2014

Growing Your Faith By Paying Attention

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

Maybe it is all utterly meaningless. Maybe it is all unutterably meaningful. If you want to know which, pay attention.
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The Rev. Dr. Chuck Queen Article

September 20, 2014

Chuck Queen: Questions versus Answers (What Makes for Healthy Religious Faith?)

The Rev. Dr. Chuck Queen (CBF)

A focus on correct information and right answers fosters pride and exclusiveness, claiming God’s blessing for one’s own group or community. Whereas an emphasis on good questions tends to nurture a larger sense of belonging that inevitably ignites and fans a greater humility, inclusivity, and compassion.
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Luke Powery: A Memorial for Mike

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Taking inspiration from the spiritual "Calvary," the Rev. Dr. Luke Powery offers "A Memorial for Mike" in tribute to teenager Michael Brown who was killed last month in Ferguson, Mo. Powery is the dean of Duke Chapel.
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September 20, 2014

Chuck Queen: Questions versus Answers (What Makes for Healthy Religious Faith?)

The Rev. Dr. Chuck Queen (CBF)

A focus on correct information and right answers fosters pride and exclusiveness, claiming God’s blessing for one’s own group or community. Whereas an emphasis on good questions tends to nurture a larger sense of belonging that inevitably ignites and fans a greater humility, inclusivity, and compassion.

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September 19, 2014

Frederick Schmidt: Is the Islamic State Islamic?

The Rev. Dr. Frederick Schmidt (TEC)

If the descriptive shoe fits, from a sociological or anthropological point of view, you have to wear it.

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September 19, 2014

Growing Your Faith By Paying Attention

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

Maybe it is all utterly meaningless. Maybe it is all unutterably meaningful. If you want to know which, pay attention.

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September 19, 2014

Brett Younger: Fumbling the Bread of Life

The Rev. Dr. Brett Younger (CBF)

One of the requirements for coming to the table is admitting that we are not as smart as we wish. We are part of the church because we are imperfect. Christ’s table is for those who need a place to go when they do something wrong.

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September 18, 2014

David Lose: Do We Miss Hell?

The Rev. Dr. David Lose (ELCA)

Every once in a while when I served as a parish pastor, I would joke with colleagues or parishioners that stewardship would be a lot easier had it not been for Martin Luther. When they gave me a slightly confused look, I would say that I just thought it would be easier to raise money if I could threaten my people with hell, or at least with purgatory, rather than assure them they were justified by faith rather than their good works.

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September 18, 2014

Carol Howard Merritt: Revived by the Arts

The Rev. Carol Howard Merritt (PCUSA)

Walking into the sanctuary of Nashville’s Downtown Presbyterian Church reminded me of a revival. The word revival has been used in many different ways in our religious history.

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September 17, 2014

Chuck Queen: What to Do About ISIS? A Christian's Anguish

The Rev. Dr. Chuck Queen (CBF)

When I think about ISIS and what our response as a nation should be to their reign of terror my soul is in anguish. Why the anguish? Does ISIS not completely devalue human life and are they not committed to the utter destruction and mass enslavement of all people who refuse to surrender allegiance to them? Does this not warrant the use of military action to stop them?

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September 17, 2014

Darkwood Brew: Can We Talk? Part 8: Psalm 23

Darkwood Brew

Watch the last of an 8-part series that helps participants communicate more honestly with each other, and with God, by showing a wide range prayerful response to life’s triumphs and tragedies. In part 8, guest Lee C. Camp discusses Psalm 23.

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September 16, 2014

David Crumm: Phyllis Tickle interview: How The Spirit is transforming religious life

ReadTheSpirit.com

David Crumm

Journalist and scholar Phyllis Tickle has written a fascinating history of how Christians have come to understand the movement of God’s Holy Spirit. Her new book (written with Jon M. Sweeney) is called 'The Age of the Spirit: How the Ghost of an Ancient Controversy Is Shaping the Church.'

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September 15, 2014

Weekly Sermon Illustration: Parable

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

In our article 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 September 21, 2014 we will celebrate the Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost.

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