Preaching in Season: Galatians

Preaching in Season Podcast A series designed to help ministers in their work of interpreting the Bible and preaching the Word throughout the seasons of the Church’s life. Subscribe to the podcast. The second of eight podcasts is linked below. See the whole series...

Timely Quote

While preparing for my sermon I read the following. Today people are fundamentally consumers: they want what they want when they want it, even in the church. If they do not like what is happening or what they hear, they leave and start shopping for a better deal....

First Sunday of Lent

Confessing Jesus Christ  Romans 10:8b-13 “The word is near you, on your lips and in your heart” (that is, the word of faith that we proclaim); because if you confess with your lips that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the...

Knowing Our Position in Christ

Ascension Day, May 29, 2014 Text Readings: Ephesians 1:15-23; Acts 1:1-11; Luke 24:44-53 My first experience with the power of nature that I remember occurred when I was in High School.  Monticello, Indiana sustained serious damage by a tornado on April 3, 1974, part...

Graduate Chapel

Gleaners 2.0   A quick Google search for “being holy” reveals the cartoon caricature of a sanctimonious person wearing more than one halo, a prudish glare, and primly pious look of someone who is holier than thou. Or it reveals a guru on a mountain or shaman in a...