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The Rev. Christopher Henry

Chris Henry: Faith in a Seed

Mark 4:26-34

4th Sunday after Pentecost - Year B

June 17, 2018

The Rev. Christopher Henry (PCUSA)


"With many such parables, he spoke the word to them. He did not speak to them except in parables."

The words of Mark seem to summarize the preaching ministry of Jesus. Time and again in the gospels, Jesus gathers a crowd of followers together and speaks to them, not in propositional assertions, creedal statements, or enumerated lists but through these vivid and memorable narratives. A sower went out to sow. A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho. There was a man who had two sons.

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The Rev. Matthew Ruffner

Matthew Ruffner: What Do the Eyes See?

Luke 14:1,7-14)

15th Sunday after Pentecost - Year A

August 28, 2016

The Rev. Matthew Ruffner (PCUSA)


I wonder how many of you sat down to a meal this week--had dinner with a close friend or a family member. Like a real dinner--not in front of the television.

I wonder how many of you had three meals or more this week with a close friend or a family member where a smart phone was not present at the table.

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