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The Rev. Dr. William H. Willimon Transcript

October 03, 2010

Why Jesus? Part 1: Jesus the Vagabond

The Rev. Dr. William H. Willimon (UMC)

In part 1 of his powerful series, "Why Jesus?" Bishop William H. Willimon introduces us to "Jesus the Vagabond"--God in motion, who calls us to "Go."
The Rev. Thomas Warren Transcript

September 26, 2010

When Battered and Besieged...Buy

The Rev. Thomas Warren (UCC)

The Rev. Tom Warren gleans insights from Jeremiah's apparently mis-timed land purchase about living a life of radical hope--the kind of hope that is an orientation and commitment to action.
The Rev. Thomas L. Brackett Transcript

September 19, 2010

Jesus the Rogue Rabbi

The Rev. Thomas Brackett (TEC)

The Rev. Tom Brackett takes on one of Jesus' most perplexing parables--the story of the dishonest manager--and discovers lessons about God's lavish, outrageously generous love.
President Jimmy Carter Transcript

September 12, 2010

A Joyful Resolve: Transforming the Lives of the World's Poorest

President Jimmy Carter (CBF)

In this special capstone to the "Faith & Global Hunger" Series, the 39th president of the United States, Jimmy Carter, offers a biblical and optimistic look at current efforts to follow God's call to serve the world's poorest through the Millennium Development Goals.
The Rev. Laura Mariko Cheifetz Transcript

September 05, 2010

Who Are We Without Our Stuff?

The Rev. Laura Mariko Cheifetz (PCUSA)

The Rev. Laura Mariko Cheifetz examines Jesus' advice to potential disciples to count the cost of following him (Luke 14:25-33)--which means giving up all our possessions. Really?
The Rev. Eric C. Shafer Transcript

August 29, 2010

How Open Is Our Table?

The Rev. Eric Shafer (ELCA)

In responding to Jesus' teaching on hospitality in Luke 14, notes that welcoming is not an easy task, and welcoming someone who is clearly different from us presents additional challenges. How are we to fulfill Christ's call to be hospitable?

The Rev. Gerald Williams Transcript

August 22, 2010

Irrational Exuberance

The Rev. Gerald Williams, Jr. (UMC)

At the core of the Christian faith, says the Rev. Jay Williams, is an irrational exuberance--a sense of profound goodness that defies human cognition. There is good news even in the shadow of the cross.
The Rev. Dr. Charles Reeb Transcript

August 15, 2010

Postcard from Heaven

The Rev. Dr. Charles Reeb (UMC)

The Rev. Dr. Charles Reeb offers encouragement from the book of Hebrews to keep running with perseverance the race of faith set before us.
The Rev. Dr. Charles Reeb Transcript

August 08, 2010

When Trouble Comes

The Rev. Dr. Charles Reeb (UMC)

The Rev. Dr. Charles Reeb says "Life is unpredictable. Life is filled with uncertainties." How do we respond when we encounter pain and suffering in our life? Hebrews 11 reveals the faith that can bring peace in the midst of the storm.
The Rev. Mimi Walker Transcript

August 01, 2010

Broken Hearted God

The Rev. Mimi Walker (CBF)

The Rev. Mimi Walker discovers in Hosea 11 a broken-hearted Parent--God--who despite anguish and sorrow over the betrayal of God's people promises unrelenting love.