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The Rev. Martin Copenhaver

Eating Jesus

John 6:51-69

13th Sunday after Pentecost - Year B

August 26, 2012

The Rev. Martin Copenhaver (UCC)

A friend of mine who left the church as an adolescent and never returned traces his disillusionment to several incidents, including a memorable discussion about the Lord's Supper in his confirmation class.  He asked his teacher how the sacrament was any different from ritual cannibalism.

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The Rev. Dr. Timothy Smith

Living Bread

John 6:51-58

12th Sunday after Pentecost - Year B

August 19, 2012

The Rev. Dr. Timothy Smith (ELCA)

A few years ago pollster George Barna conducted a national survey asking simply, "What is the phrase you most long to hear?" The overwhelming answer was rather predictable: "I love you." In a solid second place was "I forgive you," also not surprising. But the third most longed-for phrase took me a bit by surprise: "Dinner is ready!"

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The Rev. Juan Carlos Huertas Transcript

August 12, 2012

Sharing in the Life of Jesus

The Rev. Juan Carlos Huertas (UMC)

In his sermon on John 6:35,41-51, the Rev. Juan Huertas says, Those of us who claim Christ as our Lord find ourselves being fed by Christ's own presence, and it is in that feeding that we are participants in the divine life.
The Rev. Dr. Thomas G. Long Transcript

June 03, 2012

The Start of the Trail

The Rev. Dr. Thomas G. Long (PCUSA)

The Rev. Dr. Tom Long says the doctrine of the Trinity is like a trail in a deep and mysterious forest called the life of God, and if we walk this trail we’ll discover something of what God is truly like in all of God’s beauty and wildness and splendor.
The Rev. Dr. Jim Ellison Transcript

June 08, 2008

Soul Restoration

The Rev. Dr. Jim Ellison

The Rev. Dr. Jim Ellison invites weary souls to be restored by God by attending to scripture, helping others and partaking in Holy Communion.