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Advent 3 (2017) Sermon by Kyle Rader

The power of prayer is the power to transform whatever we experience. It will exalt the humble and meek and–eventually–cast the mighty from their thrones, so that they too may be truly lifted up. It fills the hungry with good things, and sends the rich empty away–so that they might hunger and be filled. Continue reading

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Nina (Meigs) Bennett: Sermon for Yom Kippur

Our job today is to be present and live with our vulnerability; but we don’t have to do it alone. The liturgy creates the space, gives us the words, keeps us focused, and gives us company. Continue reading

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Sermon by Jay Stanton: “Constructing and Dismantling the Binary of Curse and Blessing”

We are overeager to call one thing a blessing and something else a curse . . . . We forget that both blessing and curse are gifts, Continue reading

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Kyle Rader’s Trinity Sunday Sermon

Sermon for Brent House Kyle Rader May 30, 2010 Trinity Sunday Texts: Prov. 8:1-4, 22-31; Romans 5:1-5; John 16:12-15 We have this tradition at the Divinity School that for our last Wednesday lunch of the year, we have a barbeque … Continue reading

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Sermon on Love by Caroline Perry

The Risk of Love Caroline E. Perry Fifth Sunday of Easter, Year C, 2010 John 13:31-35 O God, Take our minds and think through them. Take our lips and speak through them. Take our hearts and set them on fire. … Continue reading

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