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The Rev. Dr. Leslie Holmes

The Rev. Dr. Leslie Holmes is Presbyterians minister and professor of preaching at Erskine Theological Seminary in Columbia, SC.

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The Rev. Dr. Leslie Holmes is professor of ministry and preaching at Erskine Theological Seminary in Columbia and Due West, SC. A Presbyterian minister, he was most recently senior pastor of Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church in Augusta, GA.

Dr. Holmes has served churches in six states, including Saxe Gotha Presbyterian Church in Columbia, SC, and First Presbyterian Church in Pascagoula, MS. He has taught preaching, worship, and pastoral leadership on six continents and throughout North America.

He is the author of seven books; the most recent is When Good Enough Just Isn't Good Enough: Pursuing Excellence in Christ's Service.


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The Rev. Dr. Leslie Holmes (PCUSA)

In this Day 1 Podcast Extra, The Rev. Dr. Leslie Holmes, senior pastor of Saxe Gotha Presbyterian Church in Lexington, SC., shares his personal insights and experiences.

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Quitting Ain't An Option!

Luke 15:8-10

Proper 19 - Year C

September 16, 2007

The Rev. Dr. Leslie Holmes (PCUSA)

I want you to know that quitting ain't an option.

"Love is a many-splendored thing, It's the April rose that only grows in the early spring." At least that is what one song-writer thought. And that, for all of us who have ever experienced falling in love, is true. For Jesus Christ, love is even more than that. It is a powerfully magnetic, attractive, and practical thing. The religious leaders of Christ's day could not understand that. They chose instead to believe that some sinister reason drew society's outcasts to Christ's message. So, now Jesus tells three parables, "The Lost Sheep," "The Lost Coin," and "The Lost Son." Or, if we really want to be accurate, call them, "The Seeking Shepherd," The Seeking Woman," and "The Seeking Father."

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September 09, 2007

Discipleship is Demanding!

The Rev. Dr. Leslie Holmes (PCUSA)

The Rev. Dr. Leslie Holmes calls us to the costly discipleship of  Christ where we must love Jesus above all else in creation.