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Recent The Words of Frederick Buechner Articles

The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

July 22, 2013

Weekly Sermon Illustration: Ask For It

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 28, 2013 we will celebrate the Tenth Sunday after Pentecost.
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

July 19, 2013

Buechner at the National Cathedral - A Recording

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

In this 2001 lecture at the Washington National Cathedral, Frederick Buechner shares various stories, reads from his book "The Eyes of the Heart" and answers a wide variety of questions.
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

July 15, 2013

Weekly Sermon Illustration: Amos

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 21, 2013 we will celebrate the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost.
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

July 08, 2013

Weekly Sermon Illustration: Neighbor

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 14, 2013 we will celebrate the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost.
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.