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The Rev. John Gunn

Toil Over Poverty

The Rev. John Gunn (other)

This episode of Be Still and Know examines how so many rise from adversity to be the best at what they do. Columnist John R. Gunn writes, "The man who is born and reared in the midst of ease and luxury, as a rule, is not the one who achieves greatness."

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The Rev. John Gunn

Captive Children

The Rev. John Gunn (other)

This episode of Be Still and Know is about prisoners: of affliction, of abuse, of unfulfilled ambitions, of poverty and of racial prejudice. The Rev. John R. Gunn writes that, "And strange as it may seem, there are also prisoners of prosperity."

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January 21, 2010

True Men Will Not Run

The Rev. John Gunn (other)

The Rev. John R. Gunn discusses how, like David, we should not run from that which we fear or that which distresses us. Instead, we should stand with God and do our best.

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"The People Who Could Fly" - Rev. Otis Moss III on 30 Good Minutes

The Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, III (UCC)

Otis Moss III, Pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, tells an African folk tale about the people who could fly to show how we are called to ensure that those who are marginalized have a word in their spirit that will allow them to soar.
The Rev. Dr. William L. Self

Enjoy the Rain - A Good Day with Dr. Bill Self

The Rev. Dr. William L. Self (CBF)

The Rev. Dr. William L. Self brings you positive and powerful messages of faith and hope as a trusted motivational leader. The hardship of a rain storm can test us, but we must learn to love that challenge as a sign of the very life we have been given.
The Rev. Dr. Thomas Lane Butts Transcript

January 04, 2009

A Permanent Glimpse of God

The Rev. Dr. Thomas Lane Butts (UMC)

The Rev. Dr. Thomas Lane Butts is minister emeritus of First United Methodist Church in Monroeville, AL.
The Rev. Dr. Cleo LaRue Transcript

October 26, 2008

The University of Adversity

The Rev. Dr. Cleo LaRue (other)

The Rev. Dr. Cleo LaRue is the associate professor of homiletics at Princeton Theological Seminary in New Jersey.