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The Rev. Dr. Quincy Brown

You're Not Yourself When You're Hungry

Exodus 16:2-4, 9-15

10th Sunday after Pentecost - Year B

August 02, 2015

The Rev. Dr. Quincy Brown (UMC)

Patrick wasn't his usual self. From the moment he walked into the room, I could tell something was off. He didn't want to read, he wasn't interested in drawing, he didn't care about playing checkers. He wasn't his usual chipper and curious self. Instead he acted more like the ogre Shrek. He was irritable, grumpy and complained that nobody cared about him. Between his complaints, I could hear a low groan from deep within his stomach, and I knew that he hadn't had breakfast. He told me that he hadn't had a good breakfast since his grandmother died a couple of weeks ago. 

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The Rev. Bonnie Scott

Deliverance and Deli Meat

Numbers 11:4-6,10-16,24-29

18th Sunday after Pentecost

September 30, 2012

The Rev. Bonnie Scott (UMC)

Moses slams his letter of resignation on the desk and hands over the keys to the world's largest station wagon. A foldout map of the Promised Land falls on the ground, but he's happy to leave this family vacation in the dust.

"These aren't even my kids! Did I conceive them all? Did I give birth to them?"

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Small and White, Clean and Bright

The Rev. Dr. James C. Howell (UMC)

What does God's provision of manna to the murmuring Israelites in the wilderness tell us about our relationship with God? Quite a lot, as James Howell explains.
The Rev. Canon C. K. Robertson Transcript

June 26, 2011

God Will Provide

The Rev. Canon Charles K. Robertson (TEC)

The story of Abraham and Isaac in Genesis 22 reminds us that God will provide--but it's not easy. A strong relationship with God requires a trust that struggles with reality.
The Rev. Sharon Hiers Transcript

July 26, 2009

More Unexpected Jesus

The Rev. Sharon Hiers (TEC)

The Rev. Sharon Hiers examines our expectations of who Jesus is and how Jesus acts--and invites us to be surprised.
The Rev. Stephen McKinney-Whitaker Article

May 16, 2009

He Will Make It Enough

The Rev. Stephen McKinney-Whitaker (PCUSA)

Bring what you have to Jesus and he will make it enough.