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THIS WEEK’S SERMONS
Weekly powerhouse sermons based on the traditional lectionary.
Addicted to Love Lectionary 20 October 2019 19th Sunday After Pentecost 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5 Text to Life Doesn’t it drive you crazy when you cannot remember where you put your wallet, or your car keys? What about whether or not you made that appointment…
Interactive metaphor-rich sermons based on the new Story Lectionary along with Image Exegesis.
The Pit of the SoulStory Lectionary20 October 2019The Story of Cain’s Murder of Abel (Genesis 4)David Kills Bathsheba’s Husband and is Confronted by Nathan (2 Samuel 11 and 12)Joseph’s Brothers Throw Him into a Pit for Dead and Later Regret Their Deed (Genesis 37)Psalm 102: Hear My Prayer O LordThe…
My Prayer For You
Jesus, thou joy of loving hearts, Thou fount of life, thou Light of men, From the best bliss that earth imparts We turn unfilled to Thee again. We taste Thee, O Thou living Bread, And long to feast upon Thee still: We drink of Thee, the Fountainhead, And thirst our souls from Thee to fill. O Jesus, ever with us stay, Make all our moments calm and bright; Chase the dark night of sin away, Shed o’er the world Thy holy light.
–Bernard of Clairvaux
The Open Table
24/6: A Prescription For a Happier, Healthier Lifeby Matthew Sleeth, M.D. Rviewed by Landrum P. Leavell III, Th.D. While I don’t necessarily like the “prescriptive” nature of the subtitle, I really liked 24/6. Sleeth was an M.D., which I found quite interesting for...
Sound Theology with Dan Payne
My pastor’s last week of service at our church was last Sunday. She has been called to be an assistant to our new Bishop and serve as the Evangelism and Missions co-ordinator. I am excited for her as I don’t believe they could have picked a better person for the...
If the church wishes to converse effectively with a culture, it must learn the culture’s language. Today, shifts in technology mean that language is increasingly one of symbols and metaphors, stories and images―not words.