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Turning the World Around by Kim & Reggie Harris

Featured during Concentrated Course Week II Fall 2015, Kim & Reggie Harris visited the seminary for the second time. The Harrises are renowned storytellers who lead inspirational worship experiences around the world, infusing a variety of musical genres to inspire and entertain.

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After Exhaustion, Abundance by Richard Ward

The Rev. Dr. Richard Ward reflects on the risks and rewards of casting our nets in deeper waters. Biblical text is from Luke 5: 11. Ward is the Fred B. Craddock Professor of Homiletics and Worship at Phillips.

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Unchangeable by Ellen Blue

The Rev. Dr. Ellen Blue, the Mouzon Biggs, Jr. Professor of the History of Christianity and United Methodist Studies at Phillips Theological Seminary, offers a sermon on Esther 7: 1-6, 9-10; and Esther 9: 20-22; 28.

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Chasing After Wind by Susanna Southard

Susanna Weslie Southard, Instructor in Ministry Studies, Chaplain, and Director of Teaching with Technology at Phillips, offers a homily based on selections from Chapters 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 and 8 Ecclesiastes.

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Black Lives Matter

The Rev. Diane Burl, current Phillips student and Pastor at Quinn Chapel AME, Fort Smith, Arkansas, and Dr. Sarah Morice Brubaker, Assistant Professor of Theology at Phillips, offer a dialogical sermon in response to the call from AME bishops to end racism in America. The accompanying scripture is Genesis 16.

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Faith & Work Part II (Revisited) by David Miller

Dr. David Miller, Director of the Faith & Work Initiative at Princeton University, gives a presentation on the Theology Work at the 2014 Remind & Renew Annual Conference at Phillips. This is part two of a two part re-posting.

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Faith & Work Part I (Revisited) by David Miller

Dr. David Miller, Director of the Faith & Work Initiative at Princeton University, gives a presentation on the Theology Work at the 2014 Remind & Renew Annual Conference at Phillips. This is part one of a two part re-posting.

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A Cautionary Tale by Gary Peluso-Verdend

President, the Rev. Dr. Gary Peluso-Verdend, offers the homily on the first day of the 2015 Fall semester. His reflection is on 1 Kings 8: 1, 6, 10-11, 22-30, and 41-43.

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Who Do You Say Jesus Is? by Gary Peluso-Verdend

President and Associate Professor of Practical Theology, the Rev. Dr. Gary Peluso-Verdend, offers a reflection on Mark 8: 27-30 during the opening Chapel service during new student orientation for the Fall 2015 semester.

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I Will Break Their Hearts of Stone by Sonja Tobey

The Rev. Dr. Sonja Tobey, recent Doctor of Ministry graduate of Phillips Theological Seminary, reflects on Ezekiel 2: 1-5. Tobey is the Senior Pastor at Vinita First United Methodist Church in Vinita, Oklahoma.

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