Film, Faith & Jesus

Rodrigo Garcia in the Rector’s Forum, Sunday, April 24, 2016:

“My dad [Gabriel Garcia Marquez] would say things like ‘everything is in the Bible.’ I think he would say that if you read the Bible, Don Quixote, Moby Dick, Oedipus Rex, and War and Peace you could be done.”

The Sacrament of Poems

Kim Rosen in the Rector’s Forum on Sunday April 17, 2016:

“The absolute power of a poem is not even the melting of walls between people — it’s discovering that those walls were never there.”

Message to Ed Bacon and All Saints Church

Michael Curry on Friday, April 22, 2016:

“Congratulations on your retirement. Congratulations on your faithfulness, and as Rector of All Saints Church and as leader in this Church.”

“The Roots of Radical Inclusion”

Ed Bacon on Sunday, April 24, 2016:

“Sacred discomfort is essential to the work of advancing Jesus’ agenda of radical inclusion.”

Defined By Love, Not By Fear

Sharon Brous in the Rector’s Forum on Sunday, April 10, 2016:

“I want for us to live from a place of courage and a place of hope and possibility — and not be defined by fear, but be defined by love.”

An Evening with Richard Rohr

Richard Rohr on Sunday, April 3, 2016:

“Without contemplation people just don’t really grow because they’re so addicted to their way of thinking. That’s the universal addiction. Your way of thinking is what you’re addicted to… I am, too. And without contemplation, I wouldn’t have known how to loosen my grip on my way of thinking.”

“God Is Not a Christian”

Ed Bacon on Sunday, April 10, 2016:

“However God’s spotlight shows up in your calendar, let God’s spotlight wake you up, and show you how to shepherd the holiness within you, and with every human being you meet. Particularly of those of another faith, or of no faith.”

Knowing Our Story, Transforming Our World

Sharon Brous in the Rector’s Forum on Sunday, April 10, 2016:

“The Exodus story is our core narrative – and the work of leaving Egypt is our eternal project.”

“The Abyss of Truth”

Jon Dephouse on Good Friday, March 25, 2016:

“The irrational crucifixion of the marginalized is not so different than the irrational crucifixion of Jesus.”

“When Death Comes”

Ed Bacon on Good Friday, March 25, 2016:

“Death days become birth days through the power, and lived, and felt energy of love.”