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The Rev. Canon Stephanie Spellers

Stephanie Spellers: The World Will Turn

Matthew 4:12-23

3rd Sunday after Epiphany - Year A

January 22, 2017

The Rev. Canon Stephanie Spellers (TEC)


Come by here, my Lord, come by here....Oh Lord, come by here.

When you live in New York City, you pretty much expect the unexpected when you sit down in a taxi. In fact, they've built a whole TV show on this very premise. It's called "Taxicab Confessions." People share their deepest, darkest secrets with a cab driver they hope they'll never see again. You don't know what's gonna unfold when you crawl inside. You just need to be ready.

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The Rev. David Powers

David Powers: Reshaped by Hope

Jeremiah 18:1-11

16th Sunday after Pentecost - Year A

September 04, 2016

The Rev. David Powers (PCUSA)


About five years ago, I visited for the first time the home of a family that would come to mean a great deal to my life and ministry. On this visit, as often happens on first visits, the family wanted to give me a tour of their home. The patriarch of the family, I will call him Steve, walked the shiny hardwood floors of the downstairs showing me the living room and dining room and kitchen. Then we climbed the carpeted stairs to the second floor. He showed me the bedrooms and told me that if I ever needed a place to rest, I was more than welcome to stay with his family.

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Other Recent Content About Repentance

The Rev. Joe Evans Transcript

March 03, 2013

Spared the Ax

The Rev. Joseph Evans (PCUSA)

As we continue in the season of Lent, the Rev. Joe Evans explores Jesus' admonition in Luke 13 to repent or perish, as well as his story of the unproductive fig tree. If we've been spared the ax as well, what will we do with today?
The Rev. Dr. John H. Westerhoff III Transcript

December 09, 2012

Live Prepared

The Rev. Dr. John Westerhoff, III (TEC)

In his sermon for the 2nd Sunday of Advent, noted theologian and author the Rev. Dr. John Westerhoff explores the meaning of John the Baptist's proclamation, "Repent!" and helps us prepare for Christ's coming.
The Rev. Dr. Russell J. Levenson, Jr. Transcript

December 04, 2011

Making Straight the Way

The Rev. Dr. Russell Levenson, Jr. (TEC)

As we continue in Advent, the Rev. Dr. Russell Levenson guides us through Mark's account of the coming of John the Baptist, and helps us wrestle with his call to repent.
The Rev. Dr. Robert Dunham Transcript

March 14, 2010

Which Comes First: Grace or Repentance?

The Rev. Dr. Robert Dunham (PCUSA)

For the 4th Sunday of Lent, Dr. Robert Dunham offers insights on the astonishing grace of God as revealed in the story of the Prodigal Son (Luke 15).
The Rev. John Gunn Article

February 22, 2010

When a Sinner Repents

The Rev. John Gunn (other)

In this Facing Life article based on Luke 15:10, The Rev. John R. Gunn writes about taking pride in repentance. "Be ashamed of your sins, but do not be ashamed to repent of them and confess them. It is the only way back to self-respect, the only way back to God and the better life."
The Rev. Benjamin Anthony Transcript

April 26, 2009

Folding Screens and Forgiveness

The Rev. Benjamin Anthony (TEC)

The Rev. Benjamin Anthony, Episcopal chaplain to Emory University in Atlanta, GA, recounts the story of the resurrected Christ's appearance to the disciples, and draws lessons on forgiveness from it.

Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts-Schori (Part 3)- Day1 Conversations with Peter Wallace

The Right Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori (TEC)

In this third video conversation with the Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church host Peter Wallace and Katharine Jefferts Schori discuss the future of the church, the past and connections to slavery and racism, and her own personal encounters with God.
The Rev. Dr. William L. Self Transcript

January 27, 2008

Cobwebs on the Confessional

The Rev. Dr. William L. Self (CBF)

The Rev. Dr. Bill Self explains that sin is alienation from God and call us to repentance where we turn our lives in a new direction according to God's will.