Listen to the sermon from January 19, 2020, titled “First Love” by Rev. Amelia Fulbright.   When I was ordained to the ministry at First Baptist Austin, the pastor, Roger Paynter, gave me some advice that has stuck me with and I have returned to often. He said, to paraphrase, “When the going gets rough, […]

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Listen to the sermon from January 5, 2020, titled “The Wise Ones” by Rev. Amelia Fulbright.   In his famous Christmas Oratorio, the poet W.H. Auden describes the post-Christmas let-down this way: ~from the poet W.H. Auden’s Christmas Oratorio, “For The Time Being” “Well, so that is that. Now we must dismantle the tree, Putting […]

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