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The Rev. Frederick Buechner

Weekly Sermon Illustration: Mark

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 November 30, 2014 we will celebrate the First Sunday of Advent. Here is this week's reading from the gospel of Mark:

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The Rev. Frederick Buechner

No Room for Doubt?

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

Not the least of my problems is that I can hardly even imagine what kind of an experience a genuine, self-authenticating religious experience would be. Without somehow destroying me in the process, how could God reveal himself in a way that would leave no room for doubt? If there were no room for doubt, there would be no room for me.

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November 20, 2014

Bowling and Yelling

The Rev. Dr. Tripp Martin (CBF)

When is it time to step back and to not speak, and when is it time to keep speaking and to keep working?
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

November 17, 2014

Weekly Sermon Illustration: The Sheep from the Goats

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

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November 14, 2014

Another Post about Millennials #sorrynotsorry

The Rev. Chris Thomas (CBF)

Everybody is concerned about Millennials and the Church. Every congregation wants Millennials as a part of their community...but do they really?
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

November 10, 2014

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. On November 16, 2014 we will celebrate the Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost.
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

November 07, 2014

The Magnificent Defeat

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

Today we present Buechner's classic sermon "The Magnificent Defeat" which was originally published in the book The Magnificent Defeat and later in Secrets in the Dark.
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

November 03, 2014

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. On November 9, 2014 we will celebrate the Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost.
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

October 31, 2014

Is It Madness?

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

What if we could solve all the problems of the cosmos?
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October 28, 2014

For all the Saints

Rev. Dwight McCormick (PCUSA)

Reflecting on All Saints Day, generational ties within faith communities, and life cycles.