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Master Sermon

Weekly powerhouse sermons based on the traditional lectionary.

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Have I Got a Deal for You!

A Guest Sermon by Judge Jesse Caldwell on Jeremiah as you’ve never heard him before!

Story Sermon

Interactive metaphor-rich sermons based on the new Story Lectionary along with Image Exegesis.

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The Sign of the Servant / Leader of the Flock

What do you get when you cross a shepherd’s staff with an ox?

My Prayer For You

Pastor’s Prayer fore 25 September 2016

Oh Jesus, meek and humble of heart, hear me!

From the desire of being esteemed,

Deliver me Jesus!

From the desire of being loved.

From the desire of being extolled.

From the desire of being honored.

From the desire of being praised…..

 

Sound Theology with Colleen Butcher

 

Three-Part Fugue

Last week we considered the fact that Jesus is always surround sound. The foundational reason for this truth is because the Trinity is never a two-channel, dual sound, static experience. The continual movement, giving and receiving, and interaction of the Trinity among themselves and with creation, defines both the... read more

The Open Table with Teri Hyrkas

Medieval Wisdom for Modern Christians

Medieval Wisdom for Modern Christians:

Finding Authentic Faith in a Forgotten Age

with C. S. Lewis

by Chris R. Armstrong

 

A friendly crush of people gathered recently at Anselm House, a study center at the University of Minnesota, to “get medieval” with Chris R. Armstrong, author of Medieval Wisdom for Modern Christians: Finding Faith in a Forgotten Age with C. S. Lewis (2016, Brazos Press). Armstrong, Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies at Wheaton College, spoke about the great value of the Medieval Church’s holistic approach to faith. In his lecture, as in his book, Armstrong highlighted the ability of medieval Christians to keep faith and reason, love and logic, and spiritual and material worlds together, identifying this way of life as “medieval synthesis.” But does the medieval era truly have anything to offer Christians in the post-Christian world? Armstrong’s answer is yes — by adopting some medieval perspectives and practices, modern Christians can experience a profound deepening of their faith. read more…

The Digital Feast with Daniel Johnson 

Did You Know…..?

How Leadership Broke and How to Fix It http://bit.ly/2cFexgX   Fascinating! How Morality Changes in a Foreign Language http://bit.ly/2cesX8F   Interesting Exercise: Podcast Explores Alternate Futures http://www.flashforwardpod.com/   Most Common Mistake People Make When Choosing a Spouse http://bit.ly/2cxHE43   Factors Driving the Growth of Religious ‘Nones’ in US http://pewrsr.ch/2cdkpR0... read more