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The Rev. Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery The Rev. Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery is the pastor of Idlewild Presbyterian Church in Memphis, TN.

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The Rev. Dr. Stephen Montgomery

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Idlewild Presbyterian Church, Memphis, TN

The Rev. Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery is senior pastor of Idlewild Presbyterian Church in Memphis, Tennessee, where he has served since 2000. He earlier served churches in Tucker and Doraville, GA, and Buckhorn, Kentucky.

An active leader in the communities he serves, Steve is also an adjunct faculty member at Memphis Theological Seminary. He earned his master of divinity degree from Yale Divinity School, and a doctor of ministry from Columbia Seminary, where he serves on the board of trustees.


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The Rev. Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery

By What Power?

Acts 4:5-12

4th Sunday of Easter - Year B

April 26, 2015

The Rev. Dr. Stephen Montgomery (PCUSA)

Some time ago there was an article in TIME magazine which described how over 100,000 former Christians have downloaded "certificates of de-baptism" in a bid to publicly renounce the faith. The website, sponsored by the National Secular Society of London, invited visitors to "liberate yourself from the Original Mumbo-Jumbo that liberated you from the Original Sin you never had," and allows them to print out a paper certificate that uses quasi-formal language to "reject baptism's creeds and other such superstitions."

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The Rev. Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery

It's Touching Time

Luke 24:36-48

3rd Sunday of Easter - Year B

April 19, 2015

The Rev. Dr. Stephen Montgomery (PCUSA)

 

A number of years ago I knew a young woman who was looking for a church in which to get married. She nearly drove her fiancée and her mother crazy, scouting out just about every sanctuary in the city, looking for just the right one...the one with the prettiest stained glass windows, the one with just the right length of the center aisle, the one most accessible to the interstates and hotels, and so forth.

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The Rev. Stephen Montgomery - Day1 Conversations with Peter Wallace

The Rev. Dr. Stephen Montgomery (PCUSA)

The Rev. Dr. Stephen Montgomery joins Day1 and our host, Peter Wallace, for a wide ranging discussion of his community at Idlewild Presbyterian Church and a short discussion of seminary education.
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December 05, 2010

Not Much But Enough For Me

The Rev. Dr. Stephen Montgomery (PCUSA)

The Rev. Dr. Stephen Montgomery shares insights about God's promise of peace in Isaiah 11--a promise of hope in the midst of violence, pain, and war. How much longer must we wait?
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November 28, 2010

Closer Than You Think

The Rev. Dr. Stephen Montgomery (PCUSA)

The Rev. Dr. Stephen Montgomery leads us into the new church year by exploring the promises of God to a fearful Israel in Isaiah 2--promises whose fulfillment may be "closer than you think."