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The Rev. Dr. William L. Self

Conquering Difficulties - A Good Day with Rev. Dr. Bill Self

The Rev. Dr. William L. Self (CBF)

Rev. Dr. Bill Self discusses the difficulties of all human life and the importance of persevering through the hardships that make life beautiful. A Good Day with Dr. Bill Self.
The Rev. Dr. Ozzie E. Smith, Jr. Article

May 19, 2009

Dr. Ozzie Smith on "In but not of This World"

The Rev. Dr. Ozzie E. Smith, Jr. (UCC)

The question is, what are we doing in but not of this world? Rev Howell helps us to wonder with them for it is as he says, "all of us are them." I wonder too how they might have understood Jesus' prayer in the real time of then.

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. Thomas Lane Butts Article

May 14, 2009

Dr. Thomas Lane Butts: God Doesn't Come By Every Day

The Rev. Dr. Thomas Lane Butts (UMC)

The Rev. Dr. Thomas Lane Butts offers some wisdom regarding the promise of God's love for you.
The Rev. Dr. Peter Samuelson Article

May 08, 2009

Lord, I don't believe, help my unbelief!

The Rev. Dr. Peter L. Samuelson (ELCA)

In an essay on "This American Life" on NPR, writer Dan Savage speaks of a new return to an old struggle with faith after the death of his mother. He finds an unexpected comfort in the church, even as he cannot quite embrace the faith again.


Wanted: Entrepreneurs (Part 2) - Rev. Dr. Samuel Massey - Day1 Sermon Reflections

The Rev. Dr. Samuel Massey (PCUSA)

Do you approach the transitions and stresses with fear or one of opportunity

Living into Love (Part 2) - Day1 Sermon Reflections

The Rev. Dr. Wiley Stephens (UMC)

Part 2 of 2 Sermon Reflection - The Rev. Dr. Wiley Stephens. "You have heard the old saying "Garbage in Garbage out" In other words "what we make a part of our lives is who we are, and what we become"
The Rev. Mark Sargent Article

April 28, 2009

Gray Matter on the Faith Journey

Mark Sargent (UMC)

Too often and very sadly, much of Christian religion has become a matter of articulating theological concepts in a way that is intellectually indefensible, not to mention psychologically damaging.
The Rev. Dr. Debra Samuelson Article

April 21, 2009

An Introduction

The Rev. Dr. Debra Samuelson (ELCA)

Welcome to my Day1 blog! I am Debra von Fischer Samuelson.

The Rev. Dr. Laura Mendenhall Transcript

April 19, 2009

Dealing with Mystery

The Rev. Dr. Laura Mendenhall (PCUSA)

The Rev. Dr. Laura Mendenhall, president of Columbia Theological Seminary, offers a unique examination of the life of Doubting Thomas in a sermon entitled "Dealing with Mystery."