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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

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

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

The Christian’s Face

Scripture. When Paul finished speaking, he knelt down with the people and prayed.  There was much weeping.  They embraced and kissed, sad, because all knew they would see Paul’s face no more. Acts 20:36-38 Introduction.  In chapter 20 of the Book of Acts, we are told about Paul’s last meeting with people he loved from … Continue reading

A Story 140 Years in the Making: by James Dawsey

Originally appearing in the Emory & Henry Alumni Magazine Posted on: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 by Monica Hoel Renato Nascimento and Emory & Henry’s 140 Years of Missionary Service: By Dr. James Dawsey             Former Emory & Henry College student Renato Nascimento spent five days during November 2014 on a mission trip to an orphanage … Continue reading

How Well Do You Know The Easter Story?

No book is more cherished in America than the Bible.  According to Zondervan, a large religious publisher headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, sales of the different versions exceeds one billion dollars annually–and this, despite the fact that ninety percent of American households already own at least one copy of the “Good Book.” Bibles are not only in our homes and places of … Continue reading

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