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The Rev. Dr. Dock Hollingsworth

Coming Home

Luke 15:1-3,11b-32

4th Sunday in Lent - Year C

March 06, 2016

The Rev. Dr. Dock Hollingsworth (CBF)

 

Act I: The Younger Son

Dad is well off. He is a gentleman farmer who owns considerable land. The younger son gets bored and wants to take off. You have known people like this; they have to live fast. Morning chores will never hold them to the farm. This guy must get out of here. Leave home--hit the road.

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The Rev. Dr. Alex Evans

Forgiving from Your Heart

Matthew 18: 21-35

14th Sunday after Pentecost - Year A

September 14, 2014

The Rev. Dr. Alexander Evans (PCUSA)

One of the important parts of my life and work involves ministry with police officers. In recent years, this work involves a 3-day conference held twice each year in my state that seeks to provide encouragement, help, and healing for police officers who have been involved in critical incidents--shootings, other violent events, car wrecks, and more. I have been helping to lead these seminars for police for all the years since the infamous shootings at VA Tech, where I served as a police chaplain.

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