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14th Sunday after Pentecost - Year B

August 30, 2015

The Rev. Richard Goeres (ELCA)

"Well, it's like you said--the good news is that we're all sinners, right?"

My friend's active listening skills provided just the mirror I needed to realize that my own feeble witness to the Gospel had landed a bit askew.

We had been talking about black and white race relations in America, a couple of young white clergy grabbing a quick dinner before heading to a local gathering called, "Doing our own work: white people working to end racism."

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The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

August 28, 2015

Its Own Worst Enemy

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

"Buy this; it will kill you."
Day1 Blog
The Day1 staff brings you commentaries and sermons by well-known church leaders to inform and edify you, as well as behind-the-scenes news about the Day1 ministry.
The Rev. Paul Brandeis Raushenbush Article

August 29, 2015

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush: The One Surefire Way To Have An Unforgettable Wedding

The Rev. Paul Brandeis Raushenbush (ABCUSA)

The secret to a truly beautiful, fun and unforgettable wedding is to spend at least as much time planning the actual ceremony as you spend on every other detail.
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Dr. Joanna Adams on "30 Good Minutes" - On Not Keeping Score

The Rev. Dr. Joanna Adams (PCUSA)

What is the most important message faith has to tell in a world that is filled with vengeance, bitterness and violence? It is, I believe, the message of forgiveness. That is God's antidote to human sin and destruction.
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Special 70th Anniversary Day1 Program--Extended Version Podcast

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n this special program celebrating 70 years of faithful weekly broadcasts, the Rev. Dr. Louis C. Schueddig and host Peter Wallace review the history and impact of The Protestant Hour and present excerpts from some of its most influential preachers.
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August 29, 2015

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush: The One Surefire Way To Have An Unforgettable Wedding

The Rev. Paul Brandeis Raushenbush (ABCUSA)

The secret to a truly beautiful, fun and unforgettable wedding is to spend at least as much time planning the actual ceremony as you spend on every other detail.

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August 28, 2015

Its Own Worst Enemy

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

"Buy this; it will kill you."

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August 28, 2015

Kenneth L. Samuel: Can I Live Here?

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

Sacred sites are preserved and revered because they help us to feel closer to God, and yet the Psalmist informs us that we can be no closer to God than the values we uphold in our everyday lives.

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August 27, 2015

Carl McColman: “They’ll Know We Are Christians By Our Love” — And These Gifts Make It Possible

Carl McColman (other)

One of C.S. Lewis’s last, and best, books was called The Four Loves. Drawing from four different Greek words for love, the book celebrates affection, friendship, eros, and charity and considers the moral, ethical, and spiritual dynamics at play in each form of love.

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August 26, 2015

Frederick Schmidt: 12 Questions Leaders Need to Ask Themselves

The Rev. Dr. Frederick Schmidt (TEC)

Religious leaders cannot control what everyone in their circle chooses to do. That kind of control has never been possible and the challenge is even greater today.

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August 25, 2015

Chuck Queen: It's Time to Give the Gospel of Thomas Its Due

The Rev. Dr. Chuck Queen (CBF)

The spiritual wisdom to be found in the Gospel of Thomas just may be the kind of spiritual wisdom contemporary Christians most need.

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August 24, 2015

Weekly Sermon Illustration: The Pharisees

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

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

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August 24, 2015

ON Scripture: Help End Hunger: It’s Simple (James 1:17-27) By Greg Carey

ON Scripture: The Bible

Dr. Greg Carey (UCC)

The Epistle of James insists that hearing the word of God necessarily entails living it out: Be doers of the word, and not merely hearers who deceive themselves (1:22, NRSV). Some contemporary Christians excel in works of justice and mercy, while others seek moral purity. James recognizes no such distinction.

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August 23, 2015

Carol Howard Merritt: Five Liberal Excuses to Do Absolutely Nothing

The Rev. Carol Howard Merritt (PCUSA)

The person has been robbed and beaten. He’s bleeding on the side of the road. Unlike the Good Samaritan, we step over him. But we have really great reasons for why we do it.

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August 22, 2015

Greg Garrett: Why I Am (Still) an Episcopalian

Greg Garrett (TEC)

I'm not Episcopalian because I think the Church needs me; I am Episcopalian because a faithful community from this tradition saved me.

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