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The Rev. John Gunn

God's Measuring Line

The Rev. John Gunn (other)

In this episode of Be Still and Know asks, "How would you measure up to God's standards?" As The Rev. John R. Gunn writes, "There are always surprises when God's measuring line is applied to man."

The Rev. John Gunn

The Worth of a Good Man

The Rev. John Gunn (other)

He was a good man. -- Acts 11:24

Not a genius. Not an orator. Not possessed with any distinguishing qualities of brilliance. But a good man. That was Barnabas. His record is a brief one, and cites no exceptional achievements. He was meek, gentle, sympathetic, kind. His real name was not Barnabas, but Joses. His brethren surnamed him Barnabas, which means "son of consolation." They recognized him as a man of great heart. He does not appear as a great hero in the apostolic church, but through his simple goodness and humble efforts he wielded a winning influence for the church and was one of the mightiest factors in furthering the cause of Christianity in those early days.

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Kimberly Knight Article

April 25, 2009

Encountering Jesus

Kimberly Knight (UCC)

The fundamental record around which the Christian universe spins is the experience of finding the tomb empty and encountering the risen Christ in our midst. How do we begin to understand what it means to encounter the risen Christ and why is it so hard to recognize him when he is in our midst?