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The Rev. Peter W. Marty

It's Time We Open Up!

Mark 7:31-37

Proper 18 - Year B

September 10, 2006

The Rev. Peter Marty (ELCA)

Mary Nixon made big news a couple of years ago. She was a 76-year old woman who was suing the University of Iowa for experiments that the university conducted back in 1939. Dubbed now "the Monster Study," Mary Nixon and a number of other orphans were subjected to intense psychological battering. For 12 consecutive months back in the 1930's, Mary endured relentless rapid-fire belittling of her personhood and her speech. This was all done for the sake of trying to induce stuttering in these human guinea pigs.

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The Rev. Martha Sterne

A Day of Small Things

Mark 4:26-34

Proper 6 - Year B

June 18, 2006

The Rev. Martha Sterne (TEC)

One of my favorite prayers is by a poet, Christina Rosetti, and here's part of it:

Give us grace, O Lord, to work while it is day, fulfilling diligently and patiently whatever duty thou appointest us, doing small things in the day of small things and great labors if thou summon us to any. Amen.

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The Rev. James F. Bracher Transcript

June 12, 2005

God Knows You!

The Rev. James F. Bracher (UCC)

Rev. Bracher was ordained in 1980 by the UCC and served ten years as a chaplain and pastor of United Church of Christ (Congregational) churches before creating the Bracher Center for Integrity in Leadership in 2002 in Monterey, CA.