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Topic Features About Greed

Father Albert Cutié

Generosity as a Way of Life

Luke 12:13-21

11th Sunday of Pentecost - Year C

August 04, 2013

The Rev. Alberto Cutié (TEC)


As a twenty-one year old seminarian, I remember the afternoon when I walked into my pastor's office at my home parish where I worked every summer through high school and college coordinating youth programs and a Vacation Bible School and I said to him, "I think God wants me to have a different experience of ministry...I want to go to the mission to work with the poor." He sighed and rolled his eyes as if I was going through some "passing thing," but after months of insistence he began to realize I was serious and I was indeed going to do this. After calling and writing around, I discovered there was a Migrant Worker Ministry about 300 miles from home in a small rural parish that was looking for someone bi-lingual who could help. So I quickly signed up!

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The Rev. John Gunn

Survival of Christ's Words

The Rev. John Gunn (other)

"The money miser never knows when he has enough, no matter how much he accumulates, he always wants more", says The Rev. John R. Gunn. "Every one knows a man like this. He started out with the ambition to accumulate a modest fortune - just enough to make himself comfortable and safe against the rainy day, say, twenty-five thousand dollars. He was a hard worker and shrewd in business and it required only a few years to achieve his goal, but was he satisfied? Far from it."


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The Rev. John Gunn


The Rev. John Gunn (other)

This episode of Be Still and Know addresses the topic of money and living beyond one's means. As The Rev. John R. Gunn advises, "Let no one despise it. Just let them learn to use it rightly."

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The Rev. Dr. Nora Tubbs Tisdale (PCUSA)

The Rev. Nora Tubbs Tisdale is professor of homiletics at the Yale Divinity School in New Haven, Ct.

The Rev. Dr. Michael Foss Transcript

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The Rev. Dr. Michael Foss (ELCA)

The Rev. Dr. Michael Foss is senior pastor of St. Mark Lutheran Church in West Des Moines, IA, and the author of several books.

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June 25, 2006

Eve's Dream

The Rev. Dr. Robert Ensign (PCUSA)

The Rev. Dr. Robert Ensign is a professor at Bauder College in Atlanta, GA. The following sermon by Dr. Ensign was the 2005 Sermon of the Award runner-up.