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Recent The Words of Frederick Buechner Articles

The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

July 05, 2013

The World is its Own Worst Enemy

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

"Buy this; it will kill you," the ad said. "Choose out of all that is loveliest and greenest and most innocent in the world that which can make you sick before your time and bring your world to an end. Live so you will die."
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

July 01, 2013

Weekly Sermon Illustration: Hands for the Harvest

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.
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

June 24, 2013

Weekly Sermon Illustration: The Fruit of the Spirit

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.
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

June 21, 2013

Brendan and Godric in Iowa

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

In this video recording from 1989, Frederick Buechner reads from his novels Brendan and Godric.
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

June 17, 2013

Weekly Sermon Illustration: Female

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

This week's sermon illustration includes an excerpt entitled "Female" which was originally published in 1988 in Whistling in the Dark.
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

June 14, 2013

Blessed are the Poor

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

We are all hungry and in need, but most of us don't recognize it.
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

June 11, 2013

Weekly Sermon Illustration: Ahab, Naboth, and Jezebel

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 reading on the same topic.
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

June 06, 2013

An Audio Recording from Laity Lodge

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

This recording took place in 1990 at Laity Lodge, Texas.
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

June 03, 2013

Weekly Sermon Illustration: You Do Not Need to Understand Healing to be Healed

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.
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

May 23, 2013

Anything Goes?

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

A short discussion on the costs of "sexual freedom."