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The Rt. Rev. Robert C. Wright

Bishop Rob Wright: The Sound of the Authentic

Luke 2:15-21; Psalm 8

1st Sunday after Christmas - Holy Name of Jesus - Year A

January 01, 2017

The Rt. Rev. Robert Wright (TEC)

 

Happy New Year!

Ever heard the name Howard Thurman? He was an extraordinary academic, teacher and preacher of the Christian faith. A Floridian. Some folks say that he is among America's greatest mystics. I heard an audio of him speaking at a college graduation once.

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The Rev. Billy Honor

How to Handle a Scandal

John 20:19-31

2nd Sunday of Easter - Year A

April 27, 2014

The Rev. Billy Honor (PCUSA)

It seems like we live in an age of scandals. Sometime it seems like every other day we are confronted on the TV or in the media with some public scandal. In the United States our public conversation is often filled with celebrity gossip about who is going into who or who's coming out of rehab, which celebrities are sleeping with other celebrities, and so on. If that weren't enough, we hear stories about our elected officials and their private affairs, which also lead to conversations of more scandal. And if the rush of real life political and celebrity scandal is not enough for us, many of us turn to the soaps and tune into sitcom television to get even more scandalous fictional drama. 

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The Rev. Dr. Wiley Stephens (UMC)

For the 3rd Sunday in lent, Dr. Wiley Stephens explores the encounter between Jesus and the Samaritan woman at the well, and helps us identify and remove the masks that keep others from knowing the real persons we are in God.
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January 12, 2014

Secret Identity

The Very Rev. Barkley Thompson (TEC)

As the church celebrates the Baptism of the Lord, Dean Barkley Thompson explores Jesus' identity, and ours in baptism. Just as Jesus did, we can see that in our baptism, Jesus' identity becomes our own true selves. We emerge from the water reborn into him, sons and daughters of God.