People as People

Using the example of the book “Picking Cotton” we explore what happens when we see our enemies and villains as brother and sisters in Christ. Romans 13:9-14 and Matthew 18:15-20. The Rev. Amanda Musterman on Proper 18A

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Put a Little Love in Your Heart


The collect for this day prays for us to have “true religion?” What does that mean? Examples found in Romans and in Huston. Psalm 26:1-8, Romans 12:9-21, Matthew 16:21-28. The Rev. Amanda Musterman on Proper 17A.

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Take a Load of Fanny. Take a Load for Free.

It’s summer, which for many of us means vacation. A reflection on vacation and taking a break with Jesus. Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30. The Rev. Amanda Musterman on 7/9/17, Proper 9A.

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Compassionate Action

Like a heart wrenching Sally Struthers Commercial from the 1980’s Jesus calls us to act and live with passionate compassion for those around us. Matthew 9:35-10:8. The Rev. Amanda Musterman on 6/18/17 Proper 6A.

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Ah.. Patrick

As Christians, some times we do not always feel equipped to share the Gospel. That’s Ok, neither did the Disciples. Taking our cues from Saint Patrick, let us find simple, authentic ways of sharing God’s love through the Great Commission. Amanda Musterman on Trinity Sunday, 6/11/2017. 2 Cor. 13:11-13, Matthew 28:16-20.

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Abundant Heart Giving

Like Mary, who anointed Jesus with the oil she had, we are called to share our gifts and give with an abundance of the heart. The Rev. Amanda Musterman preaches the Community Holy Week Services, at First Presbyterian, Somerset, Kentucky. 4/10. Monday of Holy Week. John 12:1-11.

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A Week To Give With Passion

Brief comments on ways in which we might approach Holy Week and give of ourselves with Passion, with a poem from Ann Weems “Kneeling in Jerusalem”. The Rev. Amanda Musterman on Palm Sunday, 4/9 Year A. Matthew 21:1-11, Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29.

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Dry Bones of Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge, Ezekiel’s Dry Bones, and Lazarus all remind me that God provides life in the midst of situations impossible. The Rev. Amanda Musterman on April 2, 2017. Lent V, Year A. Ezekiel 37:1-14, and John 11:1-45.

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The Orthodox Heretic

Sharing a story from Peter Rollins “Orthodox Heretic”, the Rev. Monty Moore reminds us that as people of faith we are to live with unhardened hearts as we take care of those around us. Psalm 95 and John 4:5-92. The Rev. Monty Moore on Lent III, year A. 3/19/2017.

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Us the Obstinate, Mary the Willing

On this fourth Sunday of Advent, we continue to ask the question – what is God birthing with us? Reminding ourselves that sometimes we have to get over our own ability to be stubborn to make way for God’s birth within us. Isaiah 7:10-16, Matthew 1:18-25.

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