24/6

24/6

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...
The Pit of the Soul

The Pit of the Soul

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...
Addicted to Love

Addicted to Love

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...

Finding Metaphors –Preaching Tip for 20 October 2019

Try an exercise. Copy a piece of scripture or a scripture story onto a sheet. Then invite people to circle all of the metaphors they can find. Sometimes, the problem isn’t knowing how to exegete metaphors but identifying metaphors. Step one will at least help people...

Pastor’s Prayer for 20 October 2019

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...