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The Rev. Dr. Christopher Girata

Christopher Girata: Shrewd Faith

Luke 16:1-13

15th Sunday after Pentecost - Year C

September 22, 2019

The Rev. Dr. Christopher Girata (TEC)

 

Let's all be very clear: this parable is weird. Although the parable begins with a pretty good hook and seems to go in a predictable direction, the story skews off pretty quickly, leaving us all a little confused. At first, this parable is off-putting, apparently contradictory, and in the end, does not seem like the kind of parable that would be a favorite for most of us.

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The Rev. Eric C. Shafer

Eric Shafer: You're Gonna Have to Serve Somebody

Matthew 22:15-22

20th Sunday after Pentecost - Year A

October 22, 2017

The Rev. Eric Shafer (ELCA)

 

Reading this week's Gospel lesson from St. Matthew, I kept hearing Bob Dylan's song, "Gotta Serve Somebody," in my head:

You may be an ambassador to England or France,

You may like to gamble, you might like to dance,

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The Rev. Dr. Ruth Hamilton Transcript

October 19, 2014

Whose Coin Is It?

The Rev. Dr. Ruth Hamilton (ELCA)

In his encounter with the wily religious leaders, Jesus offers us encouragement to return to God all that we are and all that we have been given. Dr. Ruth Hamilton says there is no limit on what is due to God, since everyone and everything is God's.
Father Albert Cutié Transcript

August 04, 2013

Generosity as a Way of Life

The Rev. Alberto Cutié (TEC)

In his sermon on Luke 12:13-21, Father Albert Cutié challenges us to discover what it means to follow Jesus' teaching to be rich toward God--a mindset that is countercultural and revolutionary.
The Rev. John Gunn

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There are a lot of people who faithfully attend Sunday school and Church. They go on Sunday night and to prayer meeting, they put money in the collection plate, their children attend all of the youth meetings and go to Church camp in the summers. They are model Christians.' - if you judge them from the outside. But do they ever do anything to show their faith?

The Rev. Anne Sutherland Howard Transcript

January 17, 2010

Finding Wild Space

The Rev. Anne Sutherland Howard (TEC)

The Rev. Anne Sutherland Howard draws from Jesus' first recorded miracle at the wedding at Cana to help us discover the wild space within us--and live into the radical calling of Christ.
The Rev. Dr. Scott Weimer Transcript

November 08, 2009

What God Values in Stewardship

The Rev. Dr. D. Scott Weimer (PCUSA)

The Rev. Dr. Scott Weimer takes a timely look at what it means to be stewards of God's resources in our lives as believers.
Bishop Kenneth Carter

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Bishop Kenneth Carter (UMC)

The Rev. Dr. Kenneth Carter, United Methodist pastor and author, shares practical insights for church leaders on dealing with money and stewardship in the midst of an economic crisis.
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Living more Generously - Day1 Reflection Team with Bill Turpie

"Are we afraid of living more generously, and if we are what does that say about ourselves?" Host Bill Turpie and the Day1 Reflection team discuss this topic.
The Rev. Dr. Donovan Drake Transcript

April 13, 2008

God's Most Difficult Miracle

The Rev. Dr. Donovan Drake (PCUSA)

The Rev. Dr. Donovan Drake ponders the miracle of a community that engages in extreme generosity.