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Facing Jesus

I was struck by a convicting thought during our congregational text study this morning. The Gospel text for Sunday is Matthew 14:22-33; Jesus walking on the water. 226 more words


Being fed and feeding

Yesterday’s reading in the Revised Common Lectionary were all about feeding.  Isaiah 55 spoke of coming to the water, and asked why spend money on that which is not food.  459 more words


Incarnating the Parables #2

There was once a seminary student who saw his pastor and asked her, “what actions must I take to be a faithful Christian?” She responded, “how does Scripture define faithfulness to God?” He replied, “By being committed to the triune God and God’s kingdom by loving God with all that we have. 486 more words


Incarnational Translation

There once was a young seminarian who had 10 phones. His tenth phone was an iPhone worth a whole month’s paycheck. One day, he woke up and started out the door for class, but his phone wasn’t where he left it. 337 more words


Book review: 8 Hours or Less: Writing Faithful Sermons Faster by Ryan Huguley

8 Hours or Less: Writing Faithful Sermons Faster
by Ryan Huguley
Moody Publishers, 2017

Sermon prep books are plentiful—so plentiful, in fact, that it would be nearly impossible to read them all and still have time to prepare a sermon for the coming Sunday! 418 more words


Hang in there

“A disciple is not above his teacher, nor a servant above his master. It is enough for the disciple to be like his teacher, and the servant like his master. 182 more words

Gospel Of Matthew