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The Rev. Juan Huertas

The Eyes that Have Cried

The Rev. Juan Huertas (UMC)

I've been silent, maybe silent for too long. It is easier that way, at least it is easier for me, one who is not close to the source of so much pain and anguish.

As a religious leader I should know better, I should know that if I don't speak then who will? If I do not lament and call God's people to do the same then, who will?

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The Rev. Frederick Buechner

Weekly Sermon Illustration: The Way He Carries Me

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.

On August 24, 2014 we will celebrate the Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost. Here is this week's reading from the book of Psalms:

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The Rev. Chris Thomas Article

August 12, 2014

We Need to Talk

The Rev. Chris Thomas (CBF)

We are constantly being told the Church is in decline. What may be causing such decline is complicated and may just run deeper in our congregational culture than we are willing to admit.
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

August 11, 2014

Weekly Sermon Illustration: Beautiful and Terrible Things

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. On August 17, 2014 we will celebrate the Tenth Sunday after Pentecost.
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

August 08, 2014

The Seeing Heart

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

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The Rev. Stephen McKinney-Whitaker Article

August 06, 2014

Dying In Someone Else's Armor

The Rev. Stephen McKinney-Whitaker (PCUSA)

When staring down the giants, will you die in someone else's armor, or face the giants with your own assets: your unique gifts, skills, and experience.
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

August 04, 2014

Weekly Sermon Illustration: Joseph and His Brothers

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. On August 10, 2014 we will celebrate the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost.
The Rev. Stephen McKinney-Whitaker Article

August 04, 2014

An Open Letter to My Church on Same-Sex Marriage and Every Other Kind There Is

The Rev. Stephen McKinney-Whitaker (PCUSA)

An open letter to my church in response to our denomination passing legislation that permits pastors officiating at same-sex marriage ceremonies.
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

July 28, 2014

Weekly Sermon Illustration: The Gospel as Comedy

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. On August 3, 2014 we will celebrate the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost.
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

July 21, 2014

Weekly Sermon Illustration: God's Love

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. On July 27, 2014 we will celebrate the Seventh Sunday after Pentecost.