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The Rev. Frederick Buechner

Beyond All Understanding

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

FAITH, HOPE. LOVE. Those are their names of course, those three-as words so worn out, but as realities so rich. Our going-away presents from beyond time to carry with us through time to lighten our step as we go. And part at least of the wisdom of the third one is, as Rinkitink heard it, "Never question the truth of what you fail to understand, for the world is filled with wonders." Above all, never question the truth beyond all understanding and surpassing all other wonders that in the long run nothing, not even the world, not even ourselves, can separate us forever from that last and deepest love that glimmers in our dusk like a pearl, like a face.

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The Rev. Margaret Marcuson

What is your purpose this Advent?

The Rev. Margaret Marcuson (ABCUSA)

It's not too late to consider your purpose at church this Advent. At this point you may say, "to survive." Or, "I don't have time to think about my purpose! We have to finish the budget, or I have to visit shut-ins, or I still have to plan the Christmas Eve worship."

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The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

November 28, 2016

Weekly Sermon Illustration: Advent

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 28, 2016 we will celebrate the Second Sunday in Advent.
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

November 21, 2016

Weekly Sermon Illustration: Advent

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 21, 2016 we will celebrate the First Sunday in Advent.
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

November 18, 2016

Virtue

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

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

November 14, 2016

Weekly Sermon Illustration: Be Still

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 20, 2016 we will celebrate the Reign of Christ (Proper 29).
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

November 11, 2016

The Holy in the Commonplace

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

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

November 08, 2016

Can’t keep up? Nine ways to simplify your ministry

The Rev. Margaret Marcuson (ABCUSA)

Fall is well underway. Are you feeling overwhelmed? Ministry is hard work, but there are ways to make it easier. Here are nine ideas to make your ministry (a little) simpler.
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

November 07, 2016

Weekly Sermon Illustration: Do Not Be Weary

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 13, 2016 we will celebrate the Twenty-sixth Sunday after Pentecost.
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

November 04, 2016

Words

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

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