Weekly Preaching: April 29, 2018

By James C. Howell
The Old Testament reading this week — Acts 8:26-40?? — is actually about the impact of reading the Old Testament on one of Christianity’s first converts. So in a … read more

Pulpit Resource: April 29, 2018

By William H. Willimon
This article below is featured in the April, May, June 2018 issue of Pulpit Resource. Get access to every issue of this lectionary-based resource by subscribing… read more

Our Latino neighbors

By Martin E. Marty / Religion News Service
Who is my neighbor? That question is asked of Jesus in the Gospels. “Neighbor” can mean someone who lives nearby, and this question about physical proximities and… read more

How to Live Well

By Jake Owensby
If you really want to know how to live, spend time with someone who is dying well. They are dying well because they have learned to live well. Two of my friends died this month… read more

Sermon Options: May 20, 2018

By Ministry Matters
What Makes the Difference? Ezekiel 37:1-14 When we eat a meal, the ingredients make all the difference in taste and enjoyment. A tossed salad needs a dressing. Some people think… read more

Who needs a shepherd?

By William H. Willimon
Will Willimon says, “As a Sunday, Good Shepherd Sunday is … not my favorite.” It sounds as if Jesus is doing all the work. He’s the Good Shepherd. What… read more

Weekly Preaching: April 22, 2018

By James C. Howell
1 John 3:16-24 is a promising passage. It has the fertile thought that “God is greater than our hearts” (important to explicate, as most people reduce God to what they … read more

We Will Rise

By Jake Owensby
Brené Brown teaches us to say that we are enough. It’s wise and gracious advice.  Her research shows that a hypercritical, perfectionist tyrant abides deep… read more

Caring for our common home

By Jeanne Torrence Finley
The celebration of Earth Day each spring gives Christians an opportunity to consider God's good creation and our stewardship of it. This year, Earth Day falls on Sunday, April… read more

Let us pray…

By David C. Hockett
John 17:6-19 What a powerful image this text offers; what a hopeful image for those of us who try to be faithful to the gospel, to serve the risen Christ, to be the church in the… read more

Weekly Preaching: April 15, 2018

By James C. Howell
I always moan a little when I see the book of Acts under “Old Testament Reading.” Thirty-nine of the Bible's sixty-six books actually are Old Testament… read more

No integrity for Trump’s evangelical disciples. Sad!

By Jacob Lupfer / Religion News Service
(RNS) — “Daddy, who is that lady, Stormy?” My 5-year-old daughter asked the question a few weeks ago as we flipped past a news report about the president’s … read more
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