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The Passionate Jesus

Day1 host Peter Wallace's new book on the emotions of Jesus is, according to Marcus Borg, “An illuminating and powerful personal meditation." Ideal for personal or group study.

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The Rev. Dr. Thomas Lane Butts

When Someone Needs You, Just Stay

The Rev. Dr. Thomas Lane Butts (UMC)

Several years ago a friend sent me this story. I have since seen slightly different versions of it from time to time, always without attribution. Some stories stick in your mind like a cockle burr. This is one of them. It is a good example of the kind of virtue of which an old friend of ours spoke some two thousand years ago. It seems appropriate for the beginning of Lent. Read it all the way to the end.

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The Rabbi From Krakow - A short message from Rob Bell

Rob Bell
Rob Bell offers an inspirational message through an age old story on the certainty of God's love.

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The Rev. Otis Moss III, Pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, says when we act out of God's love, and not from our fears, we begin to make a positive change in our own lives and in the world.

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

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The Rev. Dr. David Lose (ELCA)

The Rev. Dr. David Lose helps us see with fresh eyes and open hearts the power of the passion story where Christ embodies God's radical love for creation.

The Rev. Dr. Leslie Holmes Transcript

September 16, 2007

Quitting Ain't An Option!

The Rev. Dr. Leslie Holmes (PCUSA)

The Rev. Dr. Leslie Holmes reminds us that God's love is persistent and that God will never give up on us even if we give up on God.

The Rev. Allen Hunt Transcript

January 14, 2007

God's Promises for You: I Love You

The Rev. Dr. Allen Hunt (UMC)

The Rev. Dr. Allen R. Hunt invites us to live in the immensity of God's persistent and unconditional love.

The Rev. John McCard Transcript

October 15, 2006

Matthew and Luke Got It Wrong

The Rev. Dr. John McCard (TEC)

The Rev. John McCard, rector of St. Martin invites us we cto say yes to Christ's love and let our earthly loves be transformed by the power of God's selfless love for all of us.

The Rev. Dr. James B. Lemler Transcript

April 09, 2006

Love Poured Out

The Rev. Dr. James B. Lemler (TEC)

The Rev. Dr. James B. Lemler is Director of Mission for the Episcopal Church USA, New York, NY, and former dean and president of Seabury-Western Theological Seminary. In this sermon he looks at what Palm Sunday says to the church today.