Sermons & Series

David Zahl
August 20, 2017

Nevertheless She Persisted

Nevertheless She Persisted

To read the Messenger article quoted in the sermon, click here. For more of the sources on the Charlottesville aftermath DZ drew upon, click here.

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May 7, 2017

The Fundamental Attribution Error (of Sheep and Gates)

The Fundamental Attribution Error (of Sheep and Gates)

Here’s the Andre Dubus quote referenced.  Here’s the Mischa Willett poem. Here’s the George Saunders piece from the New Yorker.  Here’s the Anne Lamott quote. 

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April 9, 2017

He Rides On

He Rides On

Click here to read the work-life balance article DZ references.

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March 12, 2017

The Beauty of a Bad Idea

The Beauty of a Bad Idea

The Bad Idea Jeans clip: http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live/video/bad-idea-jeans/n9937?snl=1 LA Times article about the foster father: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-foster-father-sick-children-2017-story.html Here’s the quote about patience: http://www.mbird.com/2016/12/the-virtue-of-just-a-little-patience/

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February 12, 2017

Apologize!

Apologize!

To read the Frederick Buechner quote on anger, you can do so here. To read about the story featured in the “Know When to Fold ‘Em” episode of This American Life, go here. And to check out Harriet Lerner’s new book, go here.

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January 23, 2017

The Tyranny of Morre

The Tyranny of Morre

For the quotes from Ruth Whippman’s new book America the Anxious, click here and here. For the source of the commentary on leisure-saving technology click here. Click here to read the full NY Times Magazine profile of triple amputee palliative care physician B.J. Miller that DZ mentions. To watch a short documentary about Dave’s priest-DJ […]

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November 13, 2016

The Only Engine of Survival

The Only Engine of Survival

You can listen to or download the sermon below. Click here to read Cameron Cole’s story. Click here to watch Leonard Cohen sing “Come Healing”.

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October 16, 2016

The Persistent Prayers of Bob Dylan

The Persistent Prayers of Bob Dylan

For a real Mockingbird Bob Dylan Primer, go here. And to read the Miroslav Volf quote, go here.

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September 11, 2016

The Vulcan and the Red Bandana

The Vulcan and the Red Bandana

To read/watch more about the Welles Crowther story: http://www.espn.com/video/clip?id=11505494 On the “Penn Face” phenomenon on college campuses: http://www.mbird.com/2015/07/penn-face-duck-syndrome-and-biblical-heroes-more-notes-on-my-least-favorite-topic/ Oh, and for the Trekkies: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yc81Un8ltS4

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August 14, 2016

A Vision of Division

A Vision of Division

To read more about the Amanda Beard story Dave referenced, click here. To read more about the Richard Rohr book he referenced, go here.

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