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The Rev. Dr. Guy Sayles

Our Vast and Loving God

Ephesians 3:14-21

9th Sunday of Pentecost - Year B

July 29, 2012

The Rev. Dr. Guy Sayles (CBF)

In 1952, British Scripture scholar and translator J.B. Phillips wrote a book with the provocative title Your God is Too Small. He said: "The trouble with many people today is that they have not found a God big enough for modern needs." (NY: Macmillan Company, 1960, p. v)  He was right.

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The Rt. Rev. Robert C. Wright

Why Some People Don't Catch Fish

Luke 5:1-11

5th Sunday after Epiphany - Year C

February 07, 2010

The Rt. Rev. Robert Wright (TEC)

I'm a city boy, so I don't know much about fishing.  I don't watch the fishing channel or hang out with fishermen. All I know about fish is I like mine fried or Cajun style with some rice and vegetables on the side. 

I do know a fishing story is supposed to be flattering to the fisherman.  Fishermen are supposed to talk about the monster fish they hooked but that got away, or they're supposed to talk about the bait they use to make the fish just jump on your hook. 

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The Rev. Anne Sutherland Howard (TEC)

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Two Very Different Banquets

The Rev. Dr. Barbara K. Lundblad (ELCA)

The Rev. Dr. Barbara Lundblad, Lutheran minister and Joe R. Engle professor of preaching at Union Theological Seminary in New York, offers a compelling comparison between Herod's ghastly banquet--at which John the Baptist was beheaded--and Christ's feeding of the hungry crowd.

The Rev. Dr. William H. Willimon Transcript

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The Rev. Dr. William H. Willimon (UMC)

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