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Charles Qualls: Promise or Warning?

Mark 1:14-20

3rd Sunday after Epiphany - Year B

January 21, 2018

The Rev. Dr. Charles Qualls (CBF)

 

What is the strangest thing anyone has ever asked you to do? What is the deepest commitment someone has asked you to make?

Those are the kinds of questions that arise so naturally as we listen to this story from Mark's gospel today. There are other questions though. Why did Jesus use the words that He did? And, what exactly was He calling them to?

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January 01, 2018

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The Rev. Peter Wallace

Executive Producer and Host Peter Wallace offers some behind the scenes information about the ministry of Day1.
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January 09, 2018

Gordon Stewart: Our Dwelling Place and the Wrath of God

The Rev. Gordon Stewart (PCUSA)

Six old friends have arrived from Indiana, Minnesota, and Illinois for New Year’s Eve in the Dempsey’s living room. A seventh unbidden visitor — pancreatic cancer managed by chemotherapy — makes us freshly aware of our mortality...
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Susan Sparks: Laughing Our Way to World Peace

The Rev. Susan Sparks (ABCUSA)

Rev. Susan Sparks, former lawyer and now standup comedian and Baptist preacher, shares insights on how humor can lead to world peace at a TEDx Talk in Atlanta.

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Gordon Stewart: Two Universities: Paris and Liberty

The Rev. Gordon Stewart (PCUSA)

In this audio feature, the Rev. Gordon Stewart compares Thomas Aquinas' experience at Paris University with today's Liberty University.
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January 09, 2018

Gordon Stewart: Our Dwelling Place and the Wrath of God

The Rev. Gordon Stewart (PCUSA)

Six old friends have arrived from Indiana, Minnesota, and Illinois for New Year’s Eve in the Dempsey’s living room. A seventh unbidden visitor — pancreatic cancer managed by chemotherapy — makes us freshly aware of our mortality...

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January 01, 2018

What's Up with the Day1 Website?

The Rev. Peter Wallace

Executive Producer and Host Peter Wallace offers some behind the scenes information about the ministry of Day1.

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December 26, 2017

Wayne Meisel: First Job Out of College: 7 Things to Consider

The Rev. Wayne Meisel (PCUSA)

People often ask me what my most important career choice has been. That answer is surprisingly: it was my decision to do a year of service after I graduated from college. My year of service impacted every major part of my life and defined my career trajectory.

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December 24, 2017

Bishop Elizabeth Eaton: A Christmas Message from ELCA Presiding Bishop

Bishop Elizabeth Eaton (ELCA)

In her Christmas message, the Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), reminds us that Advent is a time to be present and still, to be aware of the promise to come.

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December 22, 2017

Bishop Michael Curry's Christmas 2017 Message

The Most Rev. Michael Curry (TEC)

“Have a blessed Christmas, a wonderful New Year, and go out and make music in the heart of the world,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry said in his Christmas Message 2017. Read or watch...

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December 20, 2017

Pastor Kurt Lammi: A Christmas Prayer

The Rev. Kurt Lammi (ELCA)

Good and loving God, It’s Christmas, the time we celebrate your coming - as a baby. We all know the story. We hear it year after year.... But, God, I must admit...I don’t get it. Why a baby?

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December 18, 2017

Weekly Sermon Illustration: The Shepherd

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. Next Sunday, we will celebrate Christmas Eve.

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December 18, 2017

The Rev. George L. Choyce: Excerpt from "The Potter's Wheel: How Epilepsy Changed My Life"

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In this excerpt from his new book 'The Potter's Wheel," which tells his story of moving through the stages of grief in dealing with epilepsy, Episcopal priest George Choyce shares insights about the stage of anger.

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December 16, 2017

Carol Howard Merritt: Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, can you save us from being hot messes?

The Rev. Carol Howard Merritt (PCUSA)

My daughter and I were watching 'Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' when Midge Maisel pulled out her measuring tape and began to write down the size of her ankles, calves, and thighs. While she checked her proportions, we laughed at the ridiculousness of it.

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December 15, 2017

A Parable

The Rev. Chris Thomas (CBF)

Two men go on a trip. Both come back. Only one got the message.

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