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Path to Henry George: In Memory or Dr. Robert V. Andelson (1931 – 2003)

Speech delivered at the Council of Georgist Organizations, Baltimore, August 2018 I am a person who came to Henry George because of and through my Christian heritage. And I thought it might me helpful to some here to recount the path I took, because it just might be that some of you find yourselves on … Continue reading

Sermon: “The River”

Sermon preached at the Emory United Methodist Church, Virginia, August 19, 2018. Text: Ezekiel 47:1-12 Late summer, 587 BCE: Following war and a prolonged siege, the Babylonians and their allies had breached Jerusalem’s walls, set fire to the city and destroyed the temple. Many of the citizens had been slaughtered; others were marched into slavery. … Continue reading

John of Assisi and John of Epworth

Sermon preached by the Reverend Doctor Fred Kellogg at the Emory United Methodist Church, Virginia, March 2018. Our scripture lesson comes from the closing verses of Matthew’s Gospel, after Jesus’ Resurrection.  It is often called the Great Commission. Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them.  When … Continue reading

The Inclusive Community of Christ (?)

A sermon by Jacob Dye, a pre-ministerial student at Emory & Henry College, delivered on  Sunday, February 25, 2018, the Second Sunday in Lent & Greek Sunday, a the Emory United Methodist Church Text:  Genesis 17:1-7,15-16; Mark 8:31-38        Before I get started this morning, I do realize that with today being Greek Sunday, there are people in … Continue reading

AN EARLY CHRISTIAN FEMINIST?

There are passages in the New Testament that portray radical equality between women and men (cf. Gal. 3:28).  We also see hints of the significant roles played by women in the early church.  The Gospels portray women among Jesus’ closest followers, faithful even in the face of the disciples’ abandonment of Jesus (cf. Mt. 27:55-56, 28:1-10; … Continue reading

AN EARLY CHRISTIAN FEMINIST?

Source: AN EARLY CHRISTIAN FEMINIST? There are passages in the New Testament that portray radical equality between women and men (cf. Gal. 3:28).  We also see hints of the significant roles played by women in the early church.  The Gospels portray women among Jesus’ closest followers, faithful even in the face of the disciples’ abandonment of … Continue reading

Sermon: Blessed Are You among Women

Sermon: Blessed Are You among Women Text: Luke 1:26-42. “Blessed are you among women. The Lord is with you. You have found favor with God.” Mary’s Life. Many times we associate being blessed with physical attributes. We say that a beautiful person is blessed. If you own a large house or an expensive car, you … Continue reading

Black Liberation Theology

In response to a kind request, I am posting the PowerPoint and some speaking suggestions for my Emory & Henry Lecture for the Inclusion and Dialogue Center Black History Month Lecture entitled “Black Liberation Theology.”  Please feel free to use the materials. I only ask that you mention the http://www.religiousjourney.com Blog and give proper credit where due. … Continue reading

Remembering Reverend Will Rogers

Remarks about the Rev. Dr. William Fletcher Rogers, Jr. Born March 12, 1912 Passed Away Wednesday, January 30, 2008 Memorial Service of February 10, 2008 Jim Dawsey “My Peace I leave with you. My peace I give unto you. Not as the world giveth give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled neither … Continue reading

Sermon: Light Has Dawned, January 22, 2017

Sermon: Light Has Dawned, January 22, 2017 Lectionary Reading: Matthew 4:12-22. “The people who sat in darkness have seen a great light; and for those who sat in the region and shadow of death, light has dawned.” Introduction: Enough! When I was 6 or 7 or 8 and a winter front would creep through and … Continue reading

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