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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 Rev. Elaine Murray Dreeben

Elaine Dreeben: The Reign of Re-memberance

Luke 1:68-79; Luke 23:33-43

Reign of Christ - Year C

November 20, 2016

The Rev. Elaine Dreeben (PCUSA)


A parent's hope for their child is that he or she will find a place in the world, a place to belong. Sometimes we communicate that through expectations that our son or daughter will be this or that, marry a person who holds a particular set of values or achievements. When life is brought into the world, it comes with all kinds of spoken or unspoken expectations.

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Bishop Kenneth Carter Transcript

November 22, 2015

A Kingdom Not of This World

Bishop Kenneth Carter (UMC)

Bishop Ken Carter helps us think through the implications of the reign of Christ. Jesus said, "My kingdom is not of this world," and he calls us to follow him as servants in the world.
The Rev. Sue Haupert-Johnson Transcript

November 23, 2014

God Has Left the Building

The Rev. Sue Haupert-Johnson (UMC)

In her sermon for the Reign of Christ Sunday, the Rev. Sue Haupert-Johnson explores Ezekiel to find the powerful image of God as shepherd, who goes out to seek the lost, bind the injured, and strengthen the weak.
The Rev. Dr. Tripp Martin Transcript

November 25, 2012

Leaving Home

The Rev. Dr. Tripp Martin (CBF)

In his sermon for the Reign of Christ Sunday, the Rev. Dr. Tripp Martin offers a reflection of how our place shapes us--in light of Jesus' response to Pilate that his kingdom was not from here.