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ReadtheSpirit.com: The Hope of Unity on Our National Day of Thanksgiving, 2019

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Martin Davis
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As bad as our national divisions are today, they were far worse in October of 1863. Duncan Newcomer writes in his newly released 30 Days with Abraham Lincoln about what the founder of Thanksgiving, Abraham Lincoln, found to unify a bleeding nation.

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Frederick Buechner's Weekly Sermon Illustration: Reign of Christ (Psalm 46)

The Rev. Frederick Buechner
Organization: Frederick Buechner Center
Denomination: 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 Reign of Christ. This week's reading is Psalm 46:10a...

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David Crumm: Greg Garrett Invites Us on a Pilgrimage through the Bible and Other Great Books

Greg Garrett
Organization: Baylor University, Waco, TX
Denomination: The Episcopal Church

David Crumm
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Got a book lover on your holiday shopping list? Inspirational writer Greg Garrett has two wonderful books of interest to a wide range of readers interested in spirituality.

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Peter Wallace: A Full and Passionate Life: Robert Law and "The Emotions of Jesus"

The Rev. Peter M. Wallace
Organization: Alliance for Christian Media
Denomination: The Episcopal Church

Day1 host and producer Peter Wallace reveals why he revised and updated a century-old book on the emotions of Jesus by a Scottish Presbyterian preacher.

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Frederick Buechner Sermon Illustration: Do Not Be Weary

The Rev. Frederick Buechner
Organization: Frederick Buechner Center
Denomination: 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 Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost. Here is this week’s reading from 2 Thessalonians...

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Henry Carrigan: How Great Thou Art -- A Spiritual That Can Change Your Life (Excerpt)

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In his wonderful book, "Fifteen Spirituals That Will Change Your Life," author and musician Henry Carrigan takes a look at the meaning and power of beloved hymns, including "How Great Thou Art." Read an excerpt from his book here.

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Kenneth L. Carder: Dementia, Pastoral Care, and Theology

Bishop Kenneth L. Carder
Organization: United Methodist Church
Denomination: United Methodist Church

Engaging with dementia during the last decade has impacted every area of my life, including how I do theology. We all do theology from our personal, social, and cultural contexts. Reviewing more than fifty years of ministry, I realize how much the varying contexts have shaped my theological perspectives and pastoral practices. Living with and ministry among people with dementia has been and continues to be an intense theological journey; I share ways the experience is impacting how I understand and do theology.

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Frederick Buechner's Weekly Sermon Illustration: God of the Living

The Rev. Frederick Buechner
Organization: Frederick Buechner Center
Denomination: 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 22nd Sunday after Pentecost. Here is this week’s reading from the gospel of Luke...

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David Crumm: David Gushee's ‘Changing Our Mind’ now is changing the world, one family at a time

David Crumm
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ReadTheSpirit.com
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What’s so important about this world-changing book? After circling the globe and talking with families both in the U.S. and abroad, Gushee says the answer is very, very simple. “The most important thing about this book is that it helps parents love their children more,” he said in our interview this week about the release of the book’s hardback edition.

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Frederick Buechner's Weekly Sermon Illustration: Zacchaeus

The Rev. Frederick Buechner
Organization: Frederick Buechner Center
Denomination: Presbyterian Church (USA)

In our blog post every week 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 Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost. Here is this week’s reading from Luke 19:1-10 on Zacchaeus...

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Gordon Stewart: Elijah Cummings and the Blue Note Gospel

The Rev. Gordon Stewart
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Denomination: Presbyterian Church (USA)

Elijah Cummings never seemed to get too big for his britches. He seemed unaffected by praise or the lack of it — “a speaker” whose soul was uncorrupted by the need for public praise.

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30 Days With Abraham Lincoln: Help Us Launch a Whole New Way to Bring Americans Together

David Crumm
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ReadTheSpirit.com
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Now you can join in this call to spiritually reunite our nation by becoming part of the first wave of readers of 30 Days with Abraham Lincoln—Quiet Fire. This inspirational book collects 30 stories along with links to listen to the original broadcast of each daily story as well.

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Frederick Buechner's Weekly Sermon Illustration: Jeremiah

The Rev. Frederick Buechner
Organization: Frederick Buechner Center
Denomination: Presbyterian Church (USA)

In our blog post every week 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. This Sunday we will celebrate the Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost. Here is this week’s reading from Jeremiah 14:7-10, 19-22...

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Welcome to the New Day1.org!

Day1
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Welcome to the new Day1.org website! Here's everything you need to know to get started accessing outstanding sermon content and audio and video resources to help you in your life and ministry.

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Frederick Buechner Sermon Illustration: Sharing Your Faith

The Rev. Frederick Buechner
Organization: Frederick Buechner Center
Denomination: 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.

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Frederick Buechner Sermon Illustration: Humility

The Rev. Frederick Buechner
Organization: Frederick Buechner Center
Denomination: 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.

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Frederick Buechner Sermon Illustration: Justice

The Rev. Frederick Buechner
Organization: Frederick Buechner Center
Denomination: 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.

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Frederick Buechner Sermon Illustration: Run With Perseverence

The Rev. Frederick Buechner
Organization: Frederick Buechner Center
Denomination: 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.

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Frederick Buechner Sermon Illustration: Amos

The Rev. Frederick Buechner
Organization: Frederick Buechner Center
Denomination: 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.

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Frederick Buechner Sermon Illustration: Neighbor

The Rev. Frederick Buechner
Organization: Frederick Buechner Center
Denomination: 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.

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