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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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The Rev. Dr. Ozzie E. Smith, Jr.

Ozzie Smith Jr.: When Jesus Comes Home

Mark 3:20-35

3rd Sunday after Pentecost - Year B

June 10, 2018

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

 

Several summers ago while on vacation, I purchased a small white wooden sign from a gift shop that read, "Friends welcome, relatives by appointment only." That sign arrested my attention while also stating an oft-unspoken truth. Friends are sometimes easier to deal with than family.

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The Rev. Jason Micheli

Jason Micheli: Emmaus at the Bass Pro Shop

Luke 24:13-35

3rd Sunday of Easter - Year A

April 15, 2018

The Rev. Jason Micheli (UMC)

 

It was the third month since we'd last spoken or seen each other, leaving the most recent wounds to fester and scar. I was on the road, heading towards Richmond. And as I drove with the radio low, I tried to work out just what had happened, why things had gone the way they did, how this was neither what we'd hoped for nor every expected. I talked all of it out aloud, as though there were someone alongside next to me in the car.

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