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The Rev. John Gunn

Sincere Compliment

The Rev. John Gunn (other)

A sincere compliment that is deserved, has a great moral value. It helps and encourages one to be told that his efforts are approved and appreciated. In this episode of Be Still and Know, The Rev. John R. Gunn tells of how Paul used compliments in his ministry to others.

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The Rev. Dr. William H. Willimon

Why Jesus? Part 1: Jesus the Vagabond

Matthew 28:16-20

Trinity Sunday - Year A

October 03, 2010

The Rev. Dr. William H. Willimon (UMC)

The highway that winds up from the sea to Jerusalem is a rapidly ascending road through picturesque but rugged terrain. The heat is high, vegetation sparse. Israeli military trucks lumber up the hill, making it slow going to the Holy City. The name Jerusalem means "foundation of peace," but it never lived up to its name. Stuck in fuming traffic, inching along in the heat, I muse, "What a road for God Almighty to walk."

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