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What Gift? (Podcast)

Sermon for December 8, 2019 (Second Sunday of Advent: PEACE)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

Today’s Message: “What Gift?” (Luke 21:1-4)

From the Gospel of Luke: vs.4 “All these people gave their gifts out of their wealth; but she out of her poverty put in all she had to live on.”

Making Quality Time (Podcast)

Sermon for December 1, 2019 (First Sunday of Advent)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

Today’s Message: “Making Quality Time” (Matthew 24:36-44)

From the Gospel of Matthew: vs.43-44 “You know that if the homeowner had known what time of night the burglar would arrive, he would have been there with his dogs to prevent the break-in. Be vigilant just like that. You have no idea when the Son of Man is going to show up.”

Lean on Me (Podcast)

Sermon for November 24, 2019 (Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Alyce Keener, Vicar

Today’s Message: “Lean on Me” (Colossians 2:1-4, 16-23)

From the Colossians vs 2: “I want you woven into a tapestry of love, in touch with everything there is to know of God.”

Transgender Day of Remembrance (Podcast)

Sermon for November 17, 2019 (Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost)
Transgender Day of Remembrance

Unity Fellowship Church Greater Atlanta, Gentle Spirit Christian Church, and First Christian Church of Decatur shared worship service today dedicated to honoring, remembering and celebrating the transgender community, those who have passed away, and the love God has for each and all of us, just as we are. Here, All Means All!!

Today’s Sermon given by Jennifer Hasler, Ph.D.

Readings: John 14: 1-4; Genisis 37: 1-4, 1-28; Acts: 26–30, 3-39

The Road Less Traveled (Podcast)

Sermon for October 13, 2019 (Pride Sunday)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

Today’s Message: “The Road Less Traveled” Matthew 22:34-40

From the Gospel of Matthew: vs.37-40 “Jesus said, ‘Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence.’ This is the most important, the first on any list. But there is a second to set alongside it: ‘Love others as well as you love yourself.’ These two commands are pegs; everything in God’s Law and the Prophets hangs from them.”

Are We Willing to Listen (Podcast)

Sermon for September 29, 2019 (Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

Today’s Message: “Are We Willing to Listen” (Luke 16:19-31)

From the Gospel of Luke: vs.31 “Abraham replied, ‘If they won’t listen to Moses and the Prophets, they’re not going to be convinced by someone who rises from the dead.”

It is the Little Things (Podcast)

Sermon for September 22, 2019 (Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

Today’s Message: “It is the Little Things” (Luke 16:1-13)

From the Gospel of Luke: vs. 10 “If you’re honest in small things, you’ll be honest in big things; If you’re a crook in small things, you’ll be a crook in big things.”

Are We Chickens Or Eagles, Worthy Or Unworthy, Condemned Or Destined? (Podcast)

Sermon for August 25, 2019 (Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

Today’s Message: “Are We Chickens Or Eagles, Worthy Or Unworthy, Condemned Or Destined?” (Luke 13:10-17)

From the Gospel of Luke: vs. 15-16 “But Jesus shot back, ‘You frauds! Each Sabbath every one of you regularly unties your cow or donkey from its stall, leads it out for water, and thinks nothing of it. So why isn’t it all right for me to untie this daughter of Abraham and lead her from the stall where Satan has had her tied these eighteen years?'”

Disturbing the Comfortable (Podcast)

Sermon for August 18, 2019 (Tenth Sunday after Pentecost)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

Today’s Message: “Disturbing the Comfortable” (Luke 12:49-56)

From the Gospel of Luke: vs. 51 “Not so. I’ve come to disrupt and confront!”

Git Ready… (Podcast)

Sermon for August 11, 2019 (Ninth Sunday after Pentecost)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

Today’s Message: “Git Ready…” (Luke 12:22-40)

From the Gospel of Luke: vs. 29 “What I’m trying to do here is get you to relax, not be so preoccupied with GETTING so you can respond to God’s GIVING.”