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The Rev. Dr. Casey Baggott

Casey Baggott: Making It Matter

Matthew 25:14-30

24th Sunday after Pentecost - Year A

November 19, 2017

The Rev. Dr. Casey Baggott (UCC)

 

According to one online dictionary, responsibility is defined as "a duty or obligation to satisfactorily perform or complete a task (assigned by someone, or created by one's own promise or circumstances) that one must fulfill, and which has a consequent penalty for failure."[i]

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The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

November 13, 2017

Weekly Sermon Illustration: Deborah

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.
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November 17, 2017

Paul Raushenbush: 12 Spiritual Leaders: A Surprising Surge Of Hope

The Rev. Paul Brandeis Raushenbush (ABCUSA)

It has been a long year, and, for those of us who work in the multifaith movement for justice, our worst fears have been realized.
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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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November 17, 2017

Paul Raushenbush: 12 Spiritual Leaders: A Surprising Surge Of Hope

The Rev. Paul Brandeis Raushenbush (ABCUSA)

It has been a long year, and, for those of us who work in the multifaith movement for justice, our worst fears have been realized.

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November 15, 2017

Wayne Meisel: Tradition and Innovation: Seminaries that Change the World, Class of 2017-18

The Rev. Wayne Meisel (PCUSA)

In the nearly twenty years since I graduated from seminary and the world has changed significantly, but the need for leaders trained to think theologically has not.

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November 14, 2017

Emily C. Heath: Holding on a Little Too Tight

The Rev. Emily Heath (UCC)

I hope that my death is still many years away. Age and actuarial tables tell me that's probably true, but you never really know. Friends and classmates I thought I'd grow old with have been lost in the blink of an eye. I don't live in fear or anxiety, but I do know that none of us is guaranteed tomorrow.

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November 13, 2017

Weekly Sermon Illustration: Deborah

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.

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November 13, 2017

Carl McColman: Five Elements of a Daily Contemplative Practice — and Four Principles for Cultivating Your Practice

Carl McColman (other)

Recently a reader of this blog posted this question: 'Just curious Carl — what does your typical schedule look like? How do you put it all together?' I think the larger question here is how can anyone — not just me — cultivate a daily contemplative practice. So I’ll answer the question, but then I want to reflect on the question of a regular practice in general.

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November 12, 2017

Frederick Schmidt: I Come to Bury Evangelicalism, Not to Praise It

The Rev. Dr. Frederick Schmidt (TEC)

Coming from Scot McKnight, who is himself a leading evangelical voice, the summons to bury the movement this last week came as something of a theological earthquake. But in not very different terms from the title above, that was exactly what he suggested.

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November 10, 2017

Rob Lee: When Teaching Becomes an Education

The Rev. Robert Lee (UCC)

I’ve had the best time teaching public speaking at my alma mater this past semester. This is my first semester teaching and frankly the realities and complexities of my life have made it hard for me to keep my eyes on teaching the classes I was assigned. But nonetheless this all changed when two very different students did something liberating and radical in my class.

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November 09, 2017

Jim Somerville: Onward, Christian Soldier

The Rev. Dr. James Somerville (CBF)

I met Carol Adams at a 'Faith Leaders' Summit' at the Police Department. She was the one who had invited me, and when I got there, there she was: this petite, policewoman with a radiant smile, handing out water bottles and snacks and making me feel welcome in a place that didn't exactly reek of hospitality.

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November 07, 2017

Bishop Ken Carter: Remembering Who We Are: Where covenant, justice and unity meet

Bishop Kenneth Carter (UMC)

This is the second post in the series, 'Remembering Who We Are.'

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November 06, 2017

Weekly Sermon Illustration: Once Upon A Time Is Our Time

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 the Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost.

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