Day1 Weekly Programs by The Rev. Dr. Debra Samuelson
Tuesday January 03, 2017
The story of baptism is not only a story that we belong to God and are beloved by God, says Debra Samuelson, it is a story that we belong to each other--we're part of a larger story of God's presence in the world.
Tuesday March 03, 2009
The Rev. Debra Samuelson explores Jesus great question to his disciples: "Who do you say that I am?" (Mark 8). Discover the real meaning of the cross Jesus commands us to take up, leading to the power of the resurrection, in her sermon for the 2nd Sunday of Lent.
Sunday August 13, 2006
The Rev. Debra Samuelson is the pastor for evangelism at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Atlanta, Georgia. And her husband, the Rev. Peter Samuelson, is the pastor of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Atlanta, GA. In this dialog sermon they take a look at how God provides
Sunday August 06, 2006
The Rev. Debra Samuelson is the pastor for evangelism at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Atlanta, Georgia engages in dialogue with her husband, the Rev. Peter Samuelson, is the pastor of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Atlanta, GA.
Sunday October 23, 2005
The Rev. Debra Samuelson, pastor for Evangelism at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Atlanta, Georgia, brings us a sermon based on Mathew 22:34-36.
Sunday October 16, 2005
The Rev. Debra Samuelson, pastor for Evangelism at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Atlanta, Georgia, preaches a wonderful sermon on Isaiah 25:1-9.
Articles by The Rev. Dr. Debra Samuelson
Wednesday December 22, 2010
God comes to us with the promise of new life!
Tuesday December 14, 2010
In times of mixed emotions we discover that joy and sorrow are not opposite ends of the spectrum, but go hand in hand.
Tuesday January 19, 2010
Where does our hope come from in the face of shattering grief and pain?
Friday December 11, 2009
This "Holiday Season" can heighten a sense of loneliness. What we discover when we lose our grip is that Christ's grip on us is never tighter than when we are free-floating through the dark.
Monday October 12, 2009
It seems the recession has made people miserly. We think hoarding things will make us feel better, but that only makes us feel more desperate. It is giving that creates joy and freedom - even in a recession.
Tuesday September 01, 2009
Senator Edward Kennedy had an abiding Catholic faith whose life was informed by the Roman Catholic social teachings.
Saturday August 01, 2009
The Israelites were quick to complain when things didn't go the way they thought they should in the wilderness. We, too, are quick to complain when things don't go as we wish they would, and yet God is faithful. God continues to come to us with grace and mercy.
Tuesday June 16, 2009
I do not understand killing in the name of Jesus. I do, however, understand the importance of community, praying for one another and comforting one another in the name of Jesus. I do understand praying for the courage to reject “violence as a means of resolving differences” in the name of Jesus.
Friday May 29, 2009
Sometimes the Spirit of God comes in unmistakable ways - like the rush of a mighty wind. More often, the breath of God comes in quiet, almost imperceptable ways, that are no less powerful and life-giving.
Thursday April 30, 2009
I’m talking today about friends – old friends. You know the kind – those old friends whom you haven’t seen or spoken to for some time, but when you do see each other, or talk again, you pick up right where you left off – without skipping a beat.
Thursday April 23, 2009
The Rev. Dr. Debra Samuelson talks about Dr. Laura Mendenhall’s recent sermon and what it says about how we should be church today.
Tuesday April 21, 2009
Welcome to my Day1 blog! I am Debra von Fischer Samuelson.
Video by The Rev. Dr. Debra Samuelson
Tuesday July 28, 2009
Hosts Daniel Pawlus and Lydia Talbot in conversation with Debra Samuelson, who says the power of the cross is that Jesus meets us where we are and walks with us, but not only that ”” God also meets us in Christ in the cross with a promise of new life, and that promise comes in surprising ways.
Friday July 24, 2009
Debra Samuelson, Pastor for Evangelism and Outreach at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Atlanta, Georgia, uses the story of Job to help us understand how, when bad things happen, our questions shouldn't be "why" but "who" ”” because the God of all creation always walks with us.