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The Rev. Dr. Blair Monie Transcript

March 16, 2014

A Serpentine Story

The Rev. Dr. Blair Monie (PCUSA)

In his sermon for the 2nd Sunday in Lent, Dr. Blair Monie helps us understand the image of the bronze serpent Jesus used in his conversation with Nicodemus, encouraging us, too, to lift our eyes and be born from above.
The Rev. Robert H. Naylor Transcript

November 10, 2013

Jesus Says Everything Is Small Stuff, Except...

The Rev. Robert Naylor (UCC)

In his sermon on Luke 20, Bob Naylor says that Jesus calls us to focus on the big stuff in life: to love God, and to love neighbor as self. This isn't easy in a greedy world obsessed with big stuff that's really small stuff.
The Rev. Dr. W. Mark Ralls Transcript

August 11, 2013

Fire and Soap

The Rev. Dr. Mark Ralls (UMC)

The prophet Malachi uses the images of the refiner's fire and the fuller's soap to describe God's desire to peel away the layers of dross and dirt that encase our hearts, so we can rediscover our true selves. In this week's sermon, Dr. Mark Ralls unpacks this for us.

The Right Rev. Stacy Sauls Transcript

June 30, 2013

The Cranky Jesus

The Right Rev. Stacy Sauls (TEC)

Bishop Stacy Sauls explores Luke 9:51-62 and discovers a Jesus we can relate to, and shows us that nothing that matters is accomplished without effort--and sometimes frustration--and so we must keep our eyes on the goal set before us.
The Rev. Dr. Mary Anderson Transcript

June 16, 2013

Alabaster Extravagance

The Rev. Dr. Mary Anderson (ELCA)

The Rev. Dr. Mary Anderson reveals how Jesus' willingness to forgive sinners, as in the case of Luke 7:36-50, demonstrates God's loving acceptance of all who love God.
The Rev. Shelley McDade Transcript

June 09, 2013

Love in Transformation

The Rev. Shelley McDade (TEC)

In her sermon on Galatians 1, the Rev. Shelley McDade offers fascinating and helpful insights into the Apostle Paul's ministry, as he works to tear down barriers and enable all people to experience God's love.
The Rev. Peter Panagore Transcript

May 12, 2013


The Rev. Peter Panagore (UCC)

The Rev. Peter Panagore unpacks Jesus' very moving prayer in John 17, and points out that Jesus prays intimately not only for his disciples in the upper room, but for all who believe in him, that they may be one in unity.
The Rev. Michael Bos Transcript

February 03, 2013

You're Nothing Without It

The Rev. Michael Bos (other)

In his sermon on the well known love chapter, 1 Corinthians 13, the Rev. Michael Bos shares Paul's counsel on love and how it can change our lives.
The Rev. Dr. Timothy Smith Transcript

August 19, 2012

Living Bread

The Rev. Dr. Timothy Smith (ELCA)

In his sermon on Jesus the Living Bread (John 6:51-58), the Rev. Dr. Tim Smith shares an experience he had in a Liberian village which taught him a lesson about living our faith fearlessly.

Waiting for God

The Rev. Peter Wallace (TEC)

Be gracious to me, O Lord, for I am languishing; O Lord, heal me, for my bones are shaking with terror. My soul also is struck with terror, while you, O Lord—how long? Turn, O Lord, save my life; deliver me for the sake of your steadfast love. —Psalm 6:2-4