2nd Sunday after Epiphany - Year C
January 20, 2013
The Rev. Dr. Jacqueline Lewis
On a surprisingly warm-for-Chicago April day, our fourth-grade teacher took us to a nature preserve just outside the city. Mr. Smith was a sensitive, tall African-American man who had gone to teacher's college in Mississippi with my Aunt Verline. While we had lunch outside, Mr. Smith took a call inside the park office. With tears streaming down his crumpled face, he told us that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., had been assassinated.
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The Rev. Dr. Thomas G. Long
The Rev. Dr. Thomas G. Long sits down with Day1 host Peter Wallace to discuss his teaching work with the Candler School of Theology at Emory University, his books on evil and suffering as well as the Christian funeral, and his thoughts on how our very own Protestant Hour archives could provide a valuable window into the history of preaching in the 20th century. Join us for a conversation of faith and hope, only on Day1.
May 13, 2012
The Rev. Pendleton Peery
In his sermon on Acts 10:44-48, Pen Peery explores how the Holy Spirit dramatically moved in the early church to expand its boundaries, and shows us how we can open ourselves to the work of the Spirit in the church today.
Dr. Diana Butler Bass
Diana Butler Bass offers a compelling analysis of where she sees the church headed in the world of faith in which we live today. In this brilliant segment she explains the premise of her new book, Christianity After Religion, and explains where she sees the church going in this uncertain age.
Academy of Preachers
Four young preachers speak on their calling to the ministry at the 2012 Festival of Young Preachers in Louisville, KY. Featuring Jean-Daniel Cathéll-Williams, Joseph T. Howard, David Telfort and Kristina Heise.
November 13, 2011
The Rev. Dr. William L. Self
Despite all its dysfunction and scars, all its confusion and humanity, the church is worth the effort, because it is doing the work of the kingdom of God in the world.
July 24, 2011
The Rev. Dr. Lillian Daniel
Sometimes we need to be prepared to "stand in" for church in the lives of those who are hurting, sharing our testimony with the grieving, calling out that we have seen light in the midst of darkness.
July 10, 2011
The Rev. Joseph Evans
The goal of the sower in Jesus' parable (Matthew 13) was simply to sow seed, and to many he seems careless and wasteful. As followers of Christ, how are we sowing the seeds of our faith?
May 08, 2011
The Rev. Lee Hull Moses
In Part 2 of our Young Leaders of the Church Series, the Rev. Lee Hull Moses takes us on a walk to Emmaus with two of Jesus' disciples, who encounter the risen Christ on the way, and shows us what that encounter can mean to us today.