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The Rev. Dr. Eric Barreto

Eric Barreto: In the Beginning and In the End

Genesis 1:1--2:4a

1st Sunday After Pentecost - Year A (Trinity Sunday)

June 11, 2017

The Rev. Dr. Eric Barreto (CBF)


In the beginning, God created the world. In the beginning, God drew order out of chaos. In the beginning, God breathed life into every living creature. In the beginning, God crafted and made the world.

In contrast, it seems like we as a people want to tell a very different story. It sometimes seems we are committed to leading the world back into chaos, that we would rather commit ourselves to recreating the world in our distorted image: an image punctuated by pollution and war and domination. We sometimes seem determined to create a world characterized by death and loss instead of the miracle of life and breath and goodness and the flourishing of all living things.

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The Rev. Julia Rusling

Julia Rusling: A Holy Disruption: No Lamb Chops Tonight

Isaiah 65:17-25

26th Sunday after Pentecost - Year C

November 13, 2016

The Rev. Julia Rusling (TEC)


The journey had been long. Forcibly removed from their homeland of Jerusalem, driven to live in exile in Babylon for nearly seventy years, the people of Judah are now, at long last, beginning their return home. They have such hope. Surely all shall be well and all shall be well and all manner of things shall be well.  

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The Rev. Dr. Nancy Duff (PCUSA)

The Rev. Dr. Nancy J. Duff offers a fascinating introduction to the role of animals in creation and in our lives, and encourages us to more fully respond to the biblical call to be responsible for the welfare of animals today.
The Rev. Dr. Ted Peters Transcript

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God and Cosmos - Faith & Science Series Part 2

The Rev. Dr. Ted Peters (ELCA)

In his sermon for our Faith & Science series, Dr. Ted Peters explores the realities behind Psalm 8, which reveals that regardless of how large our cosmos might be, God still loves each one of us individually and intimately.
The Rev. Scott Hoezee Transcript

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Every Creature - Faith & Science Series Part 1

The Rev. Scott Hoezee (other)

As we launch our new series, Faith & Science in the 21st Century, the Rev. Scott Hoezee asks some of the big questions of life: does the universe make sense? Does the cosmos have a purpose? Do human beings matter? With the help of Paul's soaring words in Colossians 1, he offers help in addressing and exploring those questions as Christians today.

The Rev. Dr. Scott Black Johnston Transcript

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The Witness of Stones

The Rev. Dr. Scott Black Johnston (PCUSA)

The Rev. Dr. Scott Black Johnston takes a different approach to the "Palm Sunday" story in Luke 19, and reveals an intriguing and motivating insight on praising God.
The Rev. David Lewicki Transcript

January 08, 2012

As It Was in the Beginning

The Rev. David Lewicki (PCUSA)

What we learn from the account of creation in Genesis 1 and the launching of Jesus' ministry in Mark 1 is that beginnings matter--they tell us who we are, whose we are, and where we are going.
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Oddysey Networks: Preview of Copenhagen Climate Change Summit


Day1 partner Oddysey Networks is covering the faith perspective at the Copenhagen Climate Change Summit. Join Odyssey Networks as we report on the Climate Change Summit in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Bishop Kenneth Carter Article

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Words, The Word and Getting on with Your Life

Bishop Kenneth Carter (UMC)

Ken Carter reflects on the importance of words, words that define who we are and words that send us forth into the world, in the context of a rainy graduation ceremony.
The Rev. Peter Wallace Article

April 22, 2009

A Welcoming Place

The Rev. Peter Wallace (TEC)

Sometimes the world surprises us with its places of welcome. How can our churches be more welcoming places for all who seek to know and love God? Let me share an experience I had about that with you.