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The Rev. John Gunn

The Bible's Comfort

The Rev. John Gunn (other)

The Rev. John R. Gunn writes, "A large part of my work as a pastor has been that of ministering comfort to troubled and sorrowing hearts. In this ministry, I have relied wholly on the Bible. Without that blessed book, I would be at a loss as a comforter."

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The Rev. Canon C. K. Robertson

Never Enough

Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30

3rd Sunday after Pentecost - Year A

July 03, 2011

The Rev. Canon Charles K. Robertson (TEC)

Recent years have witnessed a flood of books offering variations of a formula that will bring happiness and fulfillment to the privileged initiate. Indeed, to the one who holds the key, who knows the secret...to the wise and intelligent, life's oyster opens itself and all manner of treasures await. Sounds attractive? Many would agree, as evidenced by the number of such books that follow one another in succession week after week, month after month, on the various bestseller lists.

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The Rev. John Gunn

Warm Handclasp

The Rev. John Gunn (other)

Have you ever been to a palmist to have your hands read? The palmist professes to read your character and even to foretell your future by a study of your hands. Author John R. Gunn writes, "I have no faith in the methods and claims of the palmist, but there is something in the hand and the touch that helps to reveal one's character. Almost instinctively you judge a man's disposition by the way he shakes hands with you."

The Rev. John Gunn

Blues

The Rev. John Gunn (other)

This episode of Be Still and Know addresses depression and dour mood. Perhaps we can't keep away the blues, but we don't have to yield to them. If we will look for them and use them, there are always remedies for curing our worried spirits and getting rid of our blues.

The Rev. John Gunn

Parable of Life

The Rev. John Gunn (other)

This episode of Be Still and Know, based on Moses' Parable of the Eagle from the Book of Deuteronomy examines how God can stir us from ease and comfort to, as The Rev. John Gunn writes, "to bring us to a more mature, stronger, more useful life."

Sarah Winsett Wiles Transcript

February 15, 2009

The Gift of Grief

Sarah Winsett Wiles (PCUSA)

Sarah Winsett Wiles, a graduate of Union Theological Seminary, is the 2008 recipient of the David H. C. Read Preacher/Scholar Award given by Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York, NY. In this sermon, she explores a troubling account in Matthew 2:13-18, in which Mary and Joseph escape Herod's murder spree, and shares insights on dealing with suffering in life--personally and globally.