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The Very Rev. Samuel G. Candler

All Will Be Thrown Down

Luke 21:5-19

Proper 28 (33) - Year C

November 14, 2010

The Very Rev. Samuel G. Candler (TEC)

When I was a little boy, nothing was more fun than a big box of blocks and an empty living room floor. I thrilled to see that empty space, just waiting for my next grand castle to be constructed. And so I would begin to build, using the largest and longest blocks first, setting up foundations and imagining the towering structure.

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The Rev. Dr. Patrick Keen

A Great Time to Be the Church

Matthew 9:35-10:1

Proper 6 - Year A

June 15, 2008

The Rev. Dr. Patrick Keen (ELCA)

There have been many times in the history of the church for the church to manifest itself as the body of Christ. There have been times when the church has stood up to the challenge, and times when the church has utterly failed.

When Madalyn Murray O'Hair challenged prayer in schools, this was an opportunity for the church to stand and speak out against this movement which has fostered other anti-religious movements in our nation and even around the world. The church failed to be the church in response to this attack.

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The Rev. Dr. Robert Edgar Transcript

September 02, 2007

Gifts for the Common Good

The Rev. Dr. Robert Edgar (UMC)

The Rev. Dr. Robert Edgar, general secretary of the National Council of Churches of Christ, calls us to rigorous discipleship that seeks to live a live working for peace, caring for the poor and attending to all of creation.