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The Rev. Dr. Charles Qualls

Charles Qualls: Promise or Warning?

Mark 1:14-20

3rd Sunday after Epiphany - Year B

January 21, 2018

The Rev. Dr. Charles Qualls (CBF)


What is the strangest thing anyone has ever asked you to do? What is the deepest commitment someone has asked you to make?

Those are the kinds of questions that arise so naturally as we listen to this story from Mark's gospel today. There are other questions though. Why did Jesus use the words that He did? And, what exactly was He calling them to?

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The Rev. Dr. Tim Boggess

How Jesus Ruins Everything

John 6:56-69

13th Sunday after Pentecost - Year B

August 23, 2015

The Rev. Dr. Timothy T. Boggess (PCUSA)


I remember it as if it were yesterday. A friend and I were heading back to the states after the trip of a lifetime to Eastern Europe. I was in line at the airport in Frankfurt, Germany, getting ready to board the flight to Boston, when my friend called me over. He told me that he had cashed in enough of his frequent flyer miles to get both of us upgraded to first class. First class. I had never flown in first class before. It was, in a word, WONDERFUL!

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