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Recent The Words of Frederick Buechner Articles

The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

January 13, 2014

Weekly Sermon Illustration: He Will Strengthen You

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 January 19, 2014 we will celebrate the Second Sunday after Epiphany.
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

January 10, 2014

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The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

They are just playing, that's all. They are letting themselves go and having a marvelous time at it.
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

January 06, 2014

Weekly Sermon Illustration: Lord of ALL

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 January 12, 2014 we will celebrate the First Sunday after Epiphany.
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

January 03, 2014

Literature and Life - A Lecture by Frederick Buechner

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

In this audio recording, Buechner delivers a lecture at the Bangor Theological Seminary, entitled "Literature and Life".
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

December 30, 2013

Weekly Sermon Illustration: Word

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 January 5, 2014 we will celebrate the Second Sunday after Christmas.
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

December 27, 2013

The Shepherd

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

The Shepherd is an excerpt from "The Birth", which was first published in The Magnificent Defeat and later in Secrets in the Dark.
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

December 24, 2013

Weekly Sermon Illustration: Herod the Great

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 December 29, 2013 we will celebrate the First Sunday after Christmas.
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

December 20, 2013

Are You Going Home for Christmas?

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

Please enjoy these excerpts from Buechner's sermon "The Longing for Home."
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

December 16, 2013

Weekly Sermon Illustration: Emmanuel

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

The following Christmas article, entitled "Emmanuel," was originally solicited then turned down by The New York Times Magazine for being "too theological." The article was originally published in "A Room Called Remember" and later in "Secrets in the Dark".
The Rev. Frederick Buechner Article

December 13, 2013

Christmas - a video reflection

The Rev. Frederick Buechner (PCUSA)

This video recorded reading by Frederick Buechner was delivered on the Chicago Sunday Evening Club TV program.