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The Rev. John Gunn

Inward Beauty

The Rev. John Gunn (other)

In this episode of Be Still and Know, the Rev. Gunn speaks to a person's character, saying, "We admire unspoiled beauty, but vain beauty soon ceases to be attractive. We frequently hear mothers say to their children, 'beauty is as beauty does.' Inward grace and beauty of soul enhance outward charm and attractiveness and make them genuine."

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The Rev. John Gunn

Judging Other People

The Rev. John Gunn (other)

How do you judge other people? - I mean, in particular those you don't know very well. How do you suppose other people judge you? In the same way? Using these same methods you do? What are some of these methods? Well, for instance, how you look or how you act or what you say or who your friends are.

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The Rev. John Gunn

What Is He Worth

The Rev. John Gunn (other)

"Certainly, we should not decry men of wealth," writes The Rev. John Gunn. "Many of our money kings have been men of kingly character and have administered their wealth for the common good, but the mere fact that a man has accumulated a pile of money, does not afford a true rating of his worth."

The Rev. John Gunn

Restoring Others

The Rev. John Gunn (other)

The way we judge others and treat them reveals a great deal about ourselves. Columnist John R. Gunn points out that, "It was exactly this, which the apostle Paul had in mind when he said, If any man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such a one."

The Rev. John Gunn

Character

The Rev. John Gunn (other)

The most fundamental thing in your life is your character. The Rev. John R. Gunn writes, "I would rather have a good name than a good bank account, for if I should lose my good name it would greatly cripple my influence and usefulness. The good I may be able to do people depends to a great extent upon my standing in their sight."

The Rev. John Gunn

Little Sins

The Rev. John Gunn (other)

This episode of Be Still And Know is based upon the little foxes from Solomon's Song of Songs. In speaking of little sins that grow into big sins, The Rev. John R Gunn writes, "Character is a very tender, delicate thing. It needs to be protected against every evil, even the smallest evil."

The Rev. John Gunn

Quest for the Holy Grail

The Rev. John Gunn (other)

This episode of Be Still and Know recalls the legend of Galahad and Perceval and examines the necessity of testing valor and moral character. The Rev. John R Gunn writes, "If we had no foes to vanquish, we would never be victors."

The Rev. Dr. Thomas Lane Butts Article

April 30, 2009

Dr. Thomas Lane Butts: The Last Lick

The Rev. Dr. Thomas Lane Butts (UMC)

The Rev. Dr. Thomas Lane Butts offers some inspiring thoughts about one way to follow Christ's example.
The Very Rev. Samuel G. Candler Transcript

June 21, 1998

What Is Discipline?

The Very Rev. Samuel G. Candler (TEC)