1st Sunday of Advent - Year A
November 27, 2016
The Rev. Elaine Dreeben
Advent is a time of new beginnings. A beginning to the church year, a beginning of the Holiday Season, a beginning of the end of the calendar year--what were my resolutions again? This year I wanted to honor my body more: eating better, exercising, reducing stress, and solidifying habits for a healthy future. One thing I learned about was music: I need music. If I'm going to walk every day, or spend time in the kitchen preparing healthy foods, or shifting my mind away from distractions and into the present, it requires a soundtrack. "Epic Movie Soundtracks" are my favorite stations for writing days--the work I'm doing takes on a whole new level of importance when the theme from Star Wars is playing in the background. When I'm exercising, 80's pop gets my heart rate going.
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6th Sunday of Easter - Year C
May 01, 2016
It is after dinner in an upper room. They are reclining, these disciples, leaning on each other's chests, their freshly-washed feet propped up. They have had Passover dinners before, but none like this.
Never before at Passover had a teacher removed his robe and knelt on the floor by a basin, washing his disciples' dusty feet one by one.
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March 05, 2012
The Rev. Dr. Jamie Jenkins
“Your flight has been canceled.” That is not the news you want to hear when you arrive at the airport at 9:30 PM for your return flight and you are thousands of miles from home.
The Rev. Dr. Sharon Watkins
Rev. Dr. Sharon Watkins, General Minister and President of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), talks with Day1 host Peter Wallace about the distinctives of the Disciples denomination, the importance of Christian unity, the future of the church in the "spiritual but not religious" era, and much more.
December 25, 2011
The Rev. Dr. John Philip Newell
On this Christmas Day, the Rev. Dr. John Philip Newell offers a powerful message of hope as we look to the Child of Peace, as did the shepherds and the Magi, so that we in turn can help bring peace to this world.
June 19, 2011
The Rev. William Flippin, Jr.
As the church observes Trinity Sunday, the Rev. William E. Flippin Jr. explores the riches of Romans 5:1-5, and helps us find assurance of our eternal relationship with God through Christ.