This Land is Your Land

This Land is Your Land

This Land is Your Land, This Land is My Land: The Looming Prospect of the Next Land-Grab in South Africa. By Brett Johnson –Review by Vern Hyndman   I became virtually acquainted with Brett Johnson after reading his book “LEMON Leadership.” Brett currently...
Babel

Babel

Babel Story Lectionary 24 February 2019 The Building of the Tower of Babel (Genesis 11) Sarai is Astounded at God’s Power and Goodness (Genesis 18) Moses and Pharaoh (Exodus 5-6) The Budding of Aaron’s Rod (Numbers 17) The Story of David and Goliath (1 Samuel 17)...
“Oh dear, what can the matter be?”

“Oh dear, what can the matter be?”

“Oh dear, what can the matter be?” Lectionary 24 February 2019 7th Sunday After Epiphany Genesis 45:3-11, 15 Psalm 37:1-11, 39-40 1 Corinthians 15:35-38, 42-50 Luke 6:27-38 Text to Life What “matters” most to you? If you had only ten seconds to get out of your house...

Mimicry –Preaching Tip for 24 February 2019

One way of teaching in a sermon and bringing the story to life is to bring the story to life! Literally! Consider doing a “living last supper” or a “living holy conception” or a living fishing story. Act one scene in which live people pose in costume either as...

Psalms! –Sound Theology by Len Sweet

Monks start the day at 3:20 am with Vigils, and they typically sing Psalm 95.   1 Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord;     let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation. 2 Let us come before him with thanksgiving     and extol him with music and song. 3 For...