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The Rev. John Gunn

Deeper Needs of Our Being

The Rev. John Gunn (other)

The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. Shall not want what? Riches? Ease? Luxury? Popularity? The Rev. John R. Gunn writes, "These are not the things the Psalmist had in mind."

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The Rev. Dr. Scott Weimer

A Vision for the City

Luke 4:16-21

3rd Sunday after Epiphany - Year C

November 15, 2009

The Rev. Dr. D. Scott Weimer (PCUSA)

As I rode in the elevator with the search committee to the top of Atlanta's tallest building, I anticipated a joyous last step in the search process.  With a rare view high above the streets of Atlanta, I was sure we would look out and offer a prayer of thanksgiving for a successful conclusion to the search.  Instead, the chair of the committee pointed out the church building far below and asked me a question that stopped me dead in my tracks.  He said, "Scott, what is your vision for our congregation in relation to the city?"  My heart sank as I realized that I did not have a clue what God wanted the congregation to do in the city.

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