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The Rev. Canon David W. Lovelace

"Therefore, Go..."

Luke 10:1-11,16-20

7th Sunday after Pentecost - Year C

July 03, 2016

The Rev. Canon David Lovelace (TEC)

 

Jesus sent out seventy people in pairs empowering them to bring peace, to cure the sick and to proclaim the kingdom of God. Initially, he sent them to every town and village where he intended to go, saying, "The harvest is plentiful but the laborers are few...." I believe this particular story in the life of Jesus and the early Christian Church has implications for our own communities of faith today.

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The Rev. Dr. Hal Brady

We've Got Spirit, Yes We Do!

Acts 2:1-13

Pentecost - Year C

May 19, 2013

The Rev. Dr. Hal Brady (UMC)

 

I may not remember everything about my high school days, but I do remember the cheerleaders and several of their spirited yells.

One of their yells was, "Two bits, four bits, six bits a dollar, all for LaGrange, stand up and holler!"

And whenever our football or basketball teams seemed to hit a dry spot, our cheerleaders would eye the stands and yell out, "We've got spirit, yes we do! We've got spirit, how about you?" From across the field the other team's fans would respond and yell back the same cheer: "We've got spirit, yes we do. We've got spirit, how about you?" Then the two opposing sides would take turns giving the cheer back and forth, hoping that their fans were louder.

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The Rev. Dr. Fred R. Anderson Transcript

May 31, 2009

The Church's Hope

The Rev. Dr. Fred R. Anderson (PCUSA)

The Rev. Dr. Fred R. Anderson preaches on the Day of Pentecost and helps us understand the role and ministry of the Holy Spirit in the church and in our lives today.