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Brad Sherrill

Break-In at the Water Gate

Nehemiah 8:1-3

3rd Sunday of Epiphany - Year C

November 18, 2012

Brad Sherrill

One of the questions most frequently asked of any stage actor is, "How do you remember all of those lines?"  This is especially true with me, given that the "script" I have memorized and perform is the entire GOSPEL OF JOHN, word for word.  Following a performance of John's Gospel in Chicago a few years ago, I was approached by a somewhat speechless fireman.  He grabbed hold of my arm and stared at me.  Finally, he asked the question: "How did you do that?  How do you remember all of those words?"  I embraced him and replied, "What are you talking about?  How do you run into a burning building when everyone else is running out?"

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The Rev. Dr. Thomas G. Long

What's the Gift?

Acts 2:1-12

Pentecost

May 27, 2012

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

I don't know if you've ever had the slightly embarrassing experience of having someone give you a gift, only to find out when you opened it, you did not have the foggiest idea what it was or what it was for. I mean, there you are: you're at the company Christmas party, or at a wedding shower, or at your birthday party, and someone hands you a gaily wrapped package. As you pull off the ribbon and the wrapping paper, all the eyes in the circle are on you. You open the box and there it is....

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