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The Rev. Anne Robertson

Anne Robertson: The Real Question of Job

Job 1:1, 2:1-10

20th Sunday after Pentecost - Year B

October 07, 2018

The Rev. Anne Robertson (UMC)


In this story, Job is not, shall we say, winning. In chapter one he loses all his material wealth. His servants are killed by invaders; his livestock are killed by fire, and a tornado knocks down the home of his eldest son, killing all of his children. That's one terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.

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The Rev. Dr. Paul Wallace

Paul Wallace: When God Shows Up

Job 19:23-27a

25th Sunday after Pentecost - Year C

November 06, 2016

The Rev. Dr. Paul Wallace (CBF)


I didn't need a crow to tell me Dad was going to die.

He had been in the sunroom in his hospice bed for two days, and he would be gone within an hour. The family had gathered and we were prepared. We knew Dad was dying. Still, the poetry of the moment was not lost on me.

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The Rev. Dr. Thomas Lane Butts Transcript

November 06, 2005


The Rev. Dr. Thomas Lane Butts (UMC)

The Rev. Dr. Thomas Lane Butts is minister emeritus at First United Methodist Church, Monroeville, Ala. Rev. Butts explores the themes of loss found in the book of Joel.