Topic Features About Redemption
16th Sunday after Pentecost - Year A
October 02, 2011
The Rev. Stephen McKinney-Whitaker
Last summer I took our church youth group on a mission trip to Gatlinburg, TN. While walking around downtown one day, we were handed one of those evangelistic gospel tracts by an energetic and smiling husband and wife duo. It was entitled "Be Holy" and had a glowing Jesus in the foreground and a fiery devil in the background, who was apparently ready to devour those who weren't planning to "Be Holy." The path to holy was laid out on the inside. There was a nice graphic for me and you on one side and on the other side of the page was the crown of holiness. There were several stops along the way, including being baptized in this specific church, not just any old baptism would do. One of the youth, Nick, sensed I wasn't a big fan of this particular pamphlet.
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2nd Sunday of Easter - Year A
March 30, 2008
The Rev. Dr. David Lose
Well, I can hardly believe it, but another Easter has come and gone. What a day; truth be told, I miss it. After forty days of preparing, I wish it would have lasted just a little longer. But if I concentrate, it's not hard to recall, almost re-create, the sights and sounds of the day: the special music and the flowers, the readings and hymns which make Easter worship such a festive celebration.
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The Rev. Dr. Leslie Holmes
The Rev. Dr. Leslie Holmes reminds us that God's love is persistent and that God will never give up on us even if we give up on God.
January 21, 2007
The Rev. Dr. Allen Hunt
The Rev. Dr. Allen R. Hunt tells again that we experience God's abundant and extravagant grace and mercy through the redemption of Christ's suffering, death and resurrection.
December 10, 2006
The Rev. Dr. Scott Black Johnston
The Rev. Dr. Scott Black Johnston preaches about the grace of judgement.
June 25, 2006
The Rev. Dr. Robert Ensign
The Rev. Dr. Robert Ensign is a professor at Bauder College in Atlanta, GA. The following sermon by Dr. Ensign was the 2005 Sermon of the Award runner-up.
February 19, 2006
The Rev. Dr. Joanna Adams
The Rev. Dr. Joanna Adams is pastor of Morningside Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, GA. In her sermon "Why Can't We Pull Up the Weeds?" she takes a look at Jesus' parable of the wheat and the weeds in Matthew 13: