God Hears Every Language

By Mackie L. Harper Norris
Whenever you cry out to me, I'll answer. Psalm 91:15 CEB Remember the Upper Room on the Day of Pentecost. Many languages were spoken, and although the human ear could not… read more

WordAlive! Weekly Lectionary Bulletins

By Ministry Matters
Are you looking for weekly lectionary worship bulletins? WordAlive! Weekly Church Bulletins are the ideal combination of powerful images and insightful Scripture designed to… read more

Preaching with Visual Impact

By Martin Thielen
Preaching is more effective when it is both heard and seen. Like the prophet Isaiah, today's worshipers benefit from an encounter with God that impacts both their ears and eyes… read more

How to Think of Eternity (or at Least How I Do)

By Randall Hardman
There's nothing quite like loss (and a nightcap of bourbon) to make you think about the hereafter. Heaven… Hell… whatever else might exist (can I say that?). In… read more

Worship for Kids: October 13, 2013

By Carolyn C. Brown
From a Child's Point of View Old Testament: Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7. Exile means being stuck where you do not want to be. The Jews to whom Jeremiah spoke were stuck in Babylon, where… read more

Worship Connection: October 13, 2013

By Nancy C. Townley
21st Sunday after Pentecost COLOR: GreenSCRIPTURE READINGS: Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7; Psalm 66:1-12; 2 Timothy 2:8-15; Luke 17:11-19 CALLS TO WORSHIP Call to Worship #1:L: Make a joyful … read more

Worship Elements: October 13, 2013

By Rebecca Gaudino
21st Sunday after Pentecost COLOR: GreenSCRIPTURE READINGS: Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7; Psalm 66:1-12; 2 Timothy 2:8-15; Luke 17:11-19 THEME IDEAS Our readings remind us that wherever we… read more

Be Where Your Body Is: A Prayerful Invitation During Church

By Kasey Hitt
Know how it feels to constantly be on autopilot? Sunday morning is often an hour of continued autopilot for people attending church. They simply happen to be there rather than at… read more

Siri on the Meaning of Life

By David Dorn
I asked Siri some deep questions and got some interesting answers. Are we asking ourselves these questions? Do we have any answers? read more

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By Ministry Matters
Download our Media Kit! Ministry Matters™ delivers targeted and curated content that users are drawn back to on a daily and weekly basis as part of their worship planning… read more

On Taking Many Books Captive to Christ

By Clifton Stringer
Several weeks ago my family moved to Boston, MA. Boxes and boxes and boxes of books came with us. We put up some classy bookshelves which are one of my wife's copious creative… read more

Interview: Nadia Bolz-Weber

By Betsy Hall
In Pastrix, you write about telling your parents about your call to be a pastor. And you weren't quite sure how they'd handle that, but in fact their response was that they… read more
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