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The Rev. Dr. Thomas G. Long

Tom Long: The Wrong Town at the Wrong Time

Matthew 2:1-12

Epiphany - Year C

January 06, 2019

The Rev. Dr. Thomas G. Long (PCUSA)


Last fall in Washington, there was a very contentious Senate hearing over appointing a new justice to the Supreme Court. At one point in the hearing, one of the senators on the committee lost his temper, lost his cool, and melted down in rage. Shaking his finger at the senators from the opposing party, he shouted that they were acting disgracefully and conducting a sham process. And then he turned to the man being examined, the man who was nominated to the Supreme Court, and said to him, "You're looking for a fair process? Well, you came to the wrong town at the wrong time."

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The Rev. Shane Page

Shane Page: The Final Exam

Matthew 25:31-46

Reign of Christ - Year A

November 26, 2017

The Rev. Shane Page (UMC)


It was the Sunday after a series of street protests had roiled the city of Charlotte, NC, near where I serve. In my attempt to be as timely as I could be, I addressed the events of the week in my sermon that morning. "Preacher," he said to me after the service. "If I were you, I'd stick to religion. Keep your politics out of the pulpit."

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The Very Rev. Dr. Malcolm Clemens Young (TEC)

If you find the tumult of today's politics unsettling, it may actually get worse, says Dean Malcolm Clemens Young. As technological change accelerates and upends all the social arrangements that comfort us, there does not seem to be much hope for us who often harshly judge others without thinking. Yet Jesus still invites us to be his people. 

The Rev. Dr. Christine Chakoian Transcript

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The Rev. Dr. Christine Chakoian (PCUSA)

The Rev. Dr. Chris Chakoian helps us grapple with Jesus' difficult teaching to render to God what is God’s and to Caesar what is Caesar’s (Matthew 22:15-22). Everything belongs to our sovereign God—so rendering to God what is God’s means rendering everything to God: putting all our choices, all our power, all our relationships, all our resources towards God’s will.
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The Rev. Dr. Nora Tubbs Tisdale (PCUSA)

The Rev. Nora Tubbs Tisdale is professor of homiletics at the Yale Divinity School in New Haven, Ct.