5 Reasons to Consider Using the Lectionary

by Shane Raynor
The lectionary has gotten a bum rap. First of all, lectionary is one of the worst-sounding words on the planet. It’s as if someone took two of the most boring things… read more

Sermon Starter: What is Best

by Thad H. Carter
Genesis 29:15-28; Psalm 105:1-11; Romans 8:26-39; Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 Prayer is more than offering a list to God.  It is praying for the will of God in our lives and… read more

Sermon Starter: Being Blessed

by Thad H. Carter
Genesis 28:10-19a; Psalm 139: 1-12, 23-2; Romans 8:12-25; Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Jacob’s father sent him to Paddan Aram to find a wife.  This may seem extraordinary… read more

Sermon Starter: The Harvest

by Thad H. Carter
Genesis 25:19-34; Psalm 119:105-112 or Psalm 25; Romans 8:1-11; Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 Growing up in Louisiana, our small community was surrounded by rice farms.  We often… read more

Something Real

by Martin Thielen
Several years ago Hollywood produced a movie about the life of Johnny Cash called Walk the Line. The film includes a powerful scene every preacher should see. In this scene… read more

Being Famous Enough

by David N. Mosser
Not long ago one of my colleagues telephoned with a question. She called because she knows that I know more preachers than most people (Do "not pick out the good from the bad"… read more
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