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The Rev. Frederick Buechner

Weekly Sermon Illustration: The Resurrection

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 April 27, 2014 we will celebrate the Second Sunday of Easter. Here is this week's reading from the book of Acts:

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Peter Wallace

This Is the Night: A Sermon for Holy Saturday/Easter Vigil

The Rev. Peter Wallace

A Sermon for Holy Saturday/Easter Vigil

TEXTS:

Genesis 1:1-2, 4a

Exodus 14:10-31, 15: 20-21

Isaiah 55:1-11

Ezekiel 37:1-14

Zephaniah 3:14-20

 

Have you ever found yourself in complete, total darkness? The kind where you can't see your hand in front of your face? It can be a terrifying place.

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April 18, 2014

Good Friday

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

A Good Friday reflection.
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April 16, 2014

Staying Awake with Jesus (A Sermon on Matthew 26:36-46)

The Rev. James Ellis, III (other)

Palm Sunday reminds us of the conundrum of the human experience and the beauty of Jesus' sacrifice, the decision to love us to death. Even in the midst of betrayal, tribulation, and anxiety, Jesus chose to move forward with the fulfillment of Scripture that testifies of himself. Friends are important on this side of heaven, but Jesus is the most important, most faithful friend any of us will ever have.
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April 14, 2014

Weekly Sermon Illustration: They Tell It In Whispers

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 April 20, 2014 we will celebrate Easter Sunday.
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April 11, 2014

Even Though We Don't Recognize Him

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

In this dark world where you and I see so little because of our unrecognizing eyes, he, whose eye is on the sparrow, sees each one of us as the child in red.
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

April 07, 2014

Weekly Sermon Illustration: Judas

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 April 13, 2014 we will celebrate Palm Sunday.
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April 04, 2014

Buechner on Preaching - An Audio Recording

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

In this audio interview Frederick Buechner discusses preaching and delivers the sermon "What Are We Going To Be?"
The Rev. Dr. Tripp Martin Article

April 02, 2014

A New Name

The Rev. Dr. Tripp Martin (CBF)

Listening for the Spirit of God, as we are given a new name and sent out on our journeys, is life-giving, but also overwhelming.
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March 31, 2014

Weekly Sermon Illustration: Lazarus

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 April 6, 2014 we will celebrate The Fifth Sunday in Lent.