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.
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.
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!
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!
Anna Carter Florence offers inspiring insight about the two girls in the reeds and their radical decision... in this Day1 Minute.
Take a minute to watch an inspiring word from author and scholar Diana Butler Bass in our new Day1 Minute video series!
Rev. Susan Sparks, former lawyer and now standup comedian and Baptist preacher, shares insights on how humor can lead to world peace at a TEDx Talk in Atlanta.
The Episcopal Preaching Foundation marks 30 years of inspiring seminarians and priests to be better preachers. In 2017 the Preaching Excellence Program was co-sponsored by EPF in partnership with the John Templeton Foundation bringing 'The Science of Forgiveness in the Practice of Preaching.'
Tom Long is a 2017 Day1 Community Leader of Faith. Tom Long is the Bandy Professor of Preaching Emeritus at Candler School of Theology at Emory University. A Presbyterian minister, he is internationally renowned as one of the best preachers of his time. He has taught preaching for over 40 years, at Erskine Theological Seminary, Columbia Theological Seminary, and Candler. He has written dozens of books and served as senior editor of the New Interpreter’s Bible and editor of Theology Today, as well as other journals. He has served as the chair of the Day1 Advisory Board since its inception 15 years ago.
John Schuerholz is a 2017 Day1 Community Leader of Faith. John was the longtime general manager of the Atlanta Braves and became president after the 2007 season. He is a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Atlanta.
Margaret Graff and Richard Higgins are 2017 Day1 Community Leaders of Faith. They lead the Mundito Foundation based in Atlanta.
Dr. Joe Lowery is a 2017 Day1 Community Leader of Faith. He is a founding member of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and an icon of nonviolent activism for Civil Rights. Watch this brief interview with Dr. Lowery.
In this Day1 Reflection Video, the Rev. Ginger Gaines-Cirelli explores how God can provide all we need in life as she discusses the story of the woman in need whom the prophet Elisha helps (2 Kings 4:1-7). Ginger is senior pastor of Foundry United Methodist Church in Washington, DC.
From Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary, watch this video with reflections on the intersection of faith and science with the Rev. Dr. Brian Peterson, Professor of New Testament.
What is the most important message faith has to tell in a world that is filled with vengeance, bitterness and violence? It is, I believe, the message of forgiveness. That is God's antidote to human sin and destruction.
In his message, Through the Churning Waters, Tom Long, Professor of Preaching at Emory University’s Candler School of Theology, talks about grief and healing, and how faith plays a part in moving us from grief to wholeness.
This Bridge Panel conversation aims to highlight the prayer traditions of some of these groups and also to explore the ways in which together we are - and are not - living into Jesus' call for Christian unity.
Death can sometimes seem far away on a college campus, but it is, of course, the final fact of life for everyone. A Duke Chapel "Bridge Panel" explores death and dying from personal, practical, and theological perspectives.
In this video message from 30 Good Minutes, "Ambiguity and Gratitude,” the late Dr. John Claypool says that when we are faced with difficult circumstances, the choice to choose gratitude over resentment is the most creative and life-giving option.
Catch a glimpse of the powerful experience more than 100 young preachers had at the 2015 National Festival of Young Preachers in Dallas, hosted by the Academy of Preachers, in this video.