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The Rt. Rev. Charles F. Duvall

Feeding the Soul's Hunger

Mark 6:30-34

8th Sunday after Pentecost - Year B

July 19, 2015

The Rt. Rev. Charles F. Duvall (TEC)

Come, Holy Spirit, come. Come as the fire and enkindle in our hearts the love of the Lord Jesus. Come as the dove and bring to our lives the peace of God. Come as the wind and blow away those clouds of doubt and uncertainty which would keep us from following Jesus Christ as Lord as Savior.

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The Rev. Pam Driesell

Who Wants to Be an Evangelist?

John 1:29-42

2nd Sunday After Epiphany - Year A

January 19, 2014

The Rev. Pam Driesell (PCUSA)

I want to start out today with a question.   Are you ready?  WHO WANTS TO BE AN EVANGELIST? 

Seriously...wherever you are, raise your hand...if you want to be an EVANGELIST?  I wonder how many hands are raised out there.  Typically when I ask this question in a sanctuary or room full of people, no one raises their hand. On very few occasions one or two people have.

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The Rev. Dr. Davis Chappell Transcript

June 17, 2012

Street Preaching

The Rev. Dr. Davis Chappell (UMC)

The Rev. Dr. Davis Chappell suggests that we can learn a lot about how we communicate the Good News in our culture by studying how the Apostle Paul spoke to the Athenians in ancient Greece about their "unknown god."
The Rev. John Gunn

Theatrical Religion

The Rev. John Gunn (other)

According to The Rev. John R. Gunn, "In religious circles, there are many who play the role of saint without an element of saintliness in their characters. It is this theatrical religion that Jesus condemns - a religion which manifests itself only in religious pretensions, religious regalia and religious ceremonies."

The Rev. Susan Sparks Transcript

April 11, 2010

Trust Jesus and Elvis

The Rev. Susan Sparks (ABCUSA)

The Rev. Susan Sparks wonders about the impact Christians could have in the world if they behaved more like Elvis fans, instead of like doubting Thomas.

The Rev. Otis Moss III - "By Any Means Necessary" 30 Good Minutes

The Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, III (UCC)

The Rev. Otis Moss III tells the story of the paralyzed man whose friends took him to be healed by Jesus to inspire us to employ any means necessary to encourage people to come to God.
The Rev. John Thomas Article

June 30, 2009

Dr. John Thomas: Immerse Yourself

The Rev. John Thomas (UCC)

The UCC's general minister and president, the Rev. Dr. John Thomas, takes a fresh look at the stories of Jonah and the Ethiopian eunuch, and the call to evangelism.

Rev. Dr. Scott Black Johnston (Part 2) - Day1 Conversations with Peter Wallace

The Rev. Dr. Scott Black Johnston (PCUSA)

The Rev. Scott Black Johnston sits down with Day1 host Peter Wallace to discuss the survival of the mainline church, evangelism, prophetic preaching in contemporary times and lastly Scott's comic book collection and the deep connection between his love of comic books and his faith. What role does popular culture play in modern preaching and speaking of faith?
The Rev. Dr. Lillian Daniel Transcript

February 01, 2009

Fear of Public Speaking

The Rev. Dr. Lillian Daniel (UCC)

The Rev. Dr. Lillian Daniel focuses on Jesus' teaching in Matthew 5:14-15 about being the "light of the world." She reveals why many mainline Christians are hesitant to share their story of faith, and shows how we can do a better job of it in our daily lives.
The Rev. Dr. Cleo LaRue Transcript

October 12, 2008

Why Bother?

The Rev. Dr. Cleo LaRue (other)

The Rev. Dr. Cleo LaRue is the associate professor of homiletics at Princeton Theological Seminary in New Jersey.