Tova Sido: Borrowed Courage

Tova Sido says the transfiguration must have been an awesome opportunity for Peter, James, and John—yet even though they knew Jesus, they were afraid. The humanness the disciples show can be encouraging to us.

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Frederick Buechner Sermon Illustration - Transfiguration Sunday: Moses

The Rev. Frederick Buechner
Presbyterian Church (USA)

In our blog post every Monday we select a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for the upcoming Sunday, and pair it with a Frederick Buechner reading on the same topic. Next time we will celebrate Transfiguration Sunday. Here is this week’s reading from Exodus 24:12-18...

ReadtheSpirit.com: Celebrating 30 years of Edward McNulty’s Faith & Film writing in Visual Parables

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This week, we are celebrating Edward McNulty’s 30th anniversary of his Visual Parables Journal by publishing Ed’s personal reflections on his decades of moving between movie theaters, his role as an online journalist and his ongoing work with congregations and conferences.

Susan Sparks: The Magic of Chicken Poop

The Rev. Susan Sparks
American Baptist Churches USA

Have you ever made a mistake? No? Then please stop reading immediately and take your perfect self somewhere far away from us other human beings who have made a slip or two in this life. Here's a message for all the REST of us. Three things are sure in this life: death, taxes, and mistakes.

Margaret Marcuson: When Should a Pastor Duck?

The Rev. Margaret Marcuson
American Baptist Churches USA

There’s a time to take a stand--but there’s also a time to get out of the way. When should you duck? Here are three times to duck...

Frederick Buechner Sermon Illustration: God Speaking Through Us

The Rev. Frederick Buechner
Presbyterian Church (USA)

In our blog post every Monday we select a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for the upcoming Sunday, and pair it with a Frederick Buechner reading on the same topic. Next Sunday we will celebrate the Sixth Sunday after Epiphany. Here is this week’s reading from 1 Corinthians 3:5-7...

Will Willimon: Which One of You? Excerpt from Stories by Willimon

The Rev. Dr. William H. Willimon
United Methodist Church

Will Willimon is known and read throughout the world for his riveting, edgy, witty, and provocative stories or parables. Here's an excerpt from his new collection of stories, published by Abingdon Press.

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Day1 Salon with NextGen Preachers

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Day1 gathered 7 next generation pastors and church leaders to discuss where the church is heading. Moderated by the Rev. Chris Henry, the other participants are the Rev. Palmer Cantler, the Rev. Brandon Duke, the Rev. Lauren Holder, the Rev. Victoria Lawson, the Rev. Rob Lee, and the Rev. Joshua Scott, with Peter Wallace--Day1 host and producer--introducing.

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Day1 Presents Presiding Bishop Michael Curry: “We Need Some Witnesses to the Way of Jesus!”

The Most Rev. Michael Curry
The Episcopal Church

The Most Rev. Michael B. Curry, Presiding Bishop and Primate of the Episcopal Church, offered a stirring message on the Jesus Movement and how we can play a role in reviving the mainline churches to follow the Way of Jesus today. Watch his unforgettable message now! And feel free to share it.

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Day1 Minute with Leanne Van Dyk - Part 1

The Rev. Dr. Leanne Van Dyk
Presbyterian Church (USA)

In this Day1 Minute, Dr. Leanne Van Dyk of Columbia Theological Seminary takes us to the Mount of Transfiguration to see the glory of Jesus. Watch now for a moment of inspiration!

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Day1 Minute with Susan Sparks - Part 1

The Rev. Susan Sparks
American Baptist Churches USA

Pastor, author, and comedian Susan Sparks calls on Jesus Christ and Dr. Seuss to help us conquer our worry in life. Watch this Day1 Minute and grab some inspiration!

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Day1 Minute with Anna Carter Florence - Part 1

The Rev. Dr. Anna Carter Florence
Presbyterian Church (USA)

Anna Carter Florence offers inspiring insight about the two girls in the reeds and their radical decision... in this Day1 Minute.

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A Day1 Minute with Diana Butler Bass - 1

Dr. Diana Butler Bass
The Episcopal Church

Take a minute to watch an inspiring word from author and scholar Diana Butler Bass in our new Day1 Minute video series!

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Gordon Stewart: Two Universities: Paris and Liberty

The Rev. Gordon Stewart
Presbyterian Church (USA)

In this audio feature, the Rev. Gordon Stewart compares Thomas Aquinas' experience at Paris University with today's Liberty University.

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Gordon Stewart: Tide Pools and the Ocean

The Rev. Gordon Stewart
Presbyterian Church (USA)

In this audio feature, the Rev. Gordon Stewart reflects on the tide pools he played in as a child, wondering if, like religion, the soul itself is like a tide pool.

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Gordon Stewart: Only One Sin: Exceptionalism

The Rev. Gordon Stewart
Presbyterian Church (USA)

The Rev. Gordon Stewart offers an audio essay reflecting on the story of Dr. Kosuke Koyama and Hiroshima Day, August 6, the day the bomb was dropped.

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Gordon Stewart: Stillness at Blue Spring

The Rev. Gordon Stewart
Presbyterian Church (USA)

The Rev. Gordon Stewart reflects on manatees, Blue Springs State Park in Florida.

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Gordon Stewart: Memorial Day and the Soldier's Helmet

The Rev. Gordon Stewart
Presbyterian Church (USA)

'Memorial Day and the Soldier’s Helmet' is one of the chapters from 'Be Still! Departure from Collective Madness,' by Gordon Stewart, p.10-12.

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Special 70th Anniversary Day1 Program--Extended Version Podcast

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On this special program celebrating 70 years of faithful weekly broadcasts, the Rev. Dr. Louis C. Schueddig and host Peter Wallace review the history and impact of The Protestant Hour and present excerpts from some of its most influential preachers.