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The Passionate Jesus

Day1 host Peter Wallace's new book on the emotions of Jesus is, according to Marcus Borg, “An illuminating and powerful personal meditation." Ideal for personal or group study.

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Topic Features About Divorce

The Rev. John Gunn

Companionship

The Rev. John Gunn (other)

On the topic of marriage, The Rev. Gunn writes, "A true wife delights more in her husband's companionship than in any success he may achieve. The apostle Peter offers excellent counsel to husbands; he says, 'Likewise ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honor unto the wife as being heirs together of the grace of life.' The husband who accepts this counsel has a happy wife and a happy home."

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The Rev. Dr. Wiley Stephens

A Call to a Higher Standard

Mark 10:2-13

19th Sunday after Pentecost

October 07, 2012

The Rev. Dr. Wiley Stephens (UMC)

Have you ever questioned how a preacher selects the Scripture for a given Sunday on which to base the sermon?  One way is to follow what is called a lectionary.  Though the lectionary may vary some between denominations, several follow the Revised Common Lectionary.  But whatever form is followed, the lectionary is a powerful discipline for one to follow in preaching.  For those not familiar with the lectionary, it is a scheduling of Scripture lessons for each Sunday of the year, moving in most churches on a three-year rotation.  Why do I say it is a powerful discipline for those who will preach and those who will listen?  It means that most pulpits in a given community are dealing with the same passage of Scripture on a given Sunday.  It means an effort such as Day One, which represents the traditions of several denominations, can start each Sunday from a common base.

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Other Recent Content About Divorce

The Rev. John Gunn

Marriage the Divine Ideal

The Rev. John Gunn (other)

In this episode of Be Still and Know, The Rev. John R. Gunn writes, "Marriage, as God intended it to be, is a union of two souls. It is a union so spiritual that it was used by the apostle Paul as a symbol of the mystical union between the heavenly bride-groom and his bride, the Church. Marriage is serious, more serious than death."

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Marriage and Divorce - The Rev. Dr. Frank Wade on Day1 Sermon Reflections

The Rev. Dr. Francis H. Wade (TEC)

The Rev. Dr Frank Wade is our Guest Preacher. Bill Turpie and the Day1 Reflection Team discuss the issues surrounding divorce.
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Marriage and Divorce (Part 2) - The Rev. Dr. Frank Wade on Day1 Sermon Reflections

The Rev. Dr. Francis H. Wade (TEC)

Dr Frank Wade is our Guest Preacher. Continuing the conversation with the Day1 Reflection Team on the issues of divorce, with host Bill Turpie.
The Rev. Dr. William H. Willimon Transcript

October 04, 2009

Let The Little Ones Come Unto Me

The Rev. Dr. William H. Willimon (UMC)

Bishop Will Willimon examines Jesus' teachings about divorce and children, and shares powerful insights about God's limitless love.
The Rev. Dr. Thomas Lane Butts Article

April 21, 2009

Dr. Thomas Lane Butts: On Divorce

The Rev. Dr. Thomas Lane Butts (UMC)

The Rev. Dr. Thomas Lane Butts, a well-known United Methodist minister and counselor, offers practical suggestions for those who are considering divorce in these times of economic hardship.

The Rev. Dr. Francis H. Wade Transcript

October 05, 2003

Marriage and Divorce

The Rev. Dr. Francis H. Wade (TEC)

The Rev. Dr. Francis H. Wade was formerly the rector of St. Alban's Episcopal Church on the grounds of the National Cathedral in Washington, DC and a member of the board of trustees for DAY 1.

The Rev. Steve Bauman Transcript

February 01, 1998

The Essential Ingredient

The Rev. Stephen Bauman (UMC)