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December 1, 2014 | A pastor in South Carolina reflects on the deep friendships that enable us to embody the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ together.
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November 17, 2014 | In Advent, dare to feel the depth. Never mind the width. If you're tired of waiting, go deeper, says the noted preacher.
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October 20, 2014 | Halloween, All Saints’, All Souls’ Day and the Day of the Dead remind us of who is in charge of life and death. They help us see God’s revelation, a Memphis pastor says in this sermon.
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August 11, 2014 | Jesus gives a clear invitation and a promise: “Come to me, you who are weary and heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” Jesus is still teaching us this wisdom, handing us four gifts -- Sabbath, release, wellspring and energy for mission, says a retired Baptist pastor.
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June 2, 2014 | Pentecost says this: We are called to be the church Jesus dreams about -- one that is on fire, that speaks in other tongues, one that is a hurricane, says a pastor.
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May 19, 2014 | One might expect the Gospel accounts of the Resurrection to reflect better on the disciples, says an Illinois pastor. But the story is unambiguous on this point: they were confused, perplexed and deathly afraid.
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May 5, 2014 | As the prophet Habakkuk discovered, waiting is the most important thing we do, says a professor of preaching at Asbury Theological Seminary.
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March 7, 2014 | When the desert fathers withdrew from the city, they found that they could not escape thoughts of their former lives of ease. So they developed a three-step method to retrain their thoughts: notice, quarantine and replace.
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February 11, 2014 | Ask hard questions. God is ready for them, says a theologian and pastor.
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January 27, 2014 | Psalm 127 is rooted in a fundamental trust in God rather than trust in our own anxious toil. Our work can then become an act of trust, not arrogance, says the dean of Duke Chapel.