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“In a book called The Critical Years, Sharon Parks writes about going to Harvard as a new chaplain.” At a reception, a professor shared with her how hard it had been to send his son...
“In order to get to the crux of this Gospel reading this morning, Mark 1:4-11, we’re essentially going to have to forget everything we’ve heard and talked about for the last three or four weeks....
Perhaps you are familiar with the Irish rock band U2’s song lyrics, “I have climbed highest mountain, I have run through the fields…but I still haven’t found what I’m looking for, ” begins Jim Somerville,...
Ryan Ahlgrim, pastor of First Mennonite Church, Richmond, Virginia, tells the following story. “One day a tourist approached an Amish man and asked him, ‘Are you a Christian?’ Instead of answering, the Amish man pointed...
In this Sunday’s sermon from Luke 9:28-36, Father Michael Renninger, pastor of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Richmond, Virginia, tells the story of a mother who was dying of cancer, and yet still seemed to...
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