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For years now, I have described my place in the Christian family as a “Protesting Catholic“. I love Catholicism (by the way, Orthodoxy, I’m so sorry you are so frequently left out of these discussions–I’m as guilty of doing this as … Continue reading
Believe it or not, I don’t really have much experience at all in preaching. Yeah, I’ve spoken and “preached” at some things, but I’ve still never offered the preached proclamation at a Sunday worship service. It’s an area I’ve wanted to grow in for a while.
To that end, I took a preaching class last semester for my seminary program. It was a powerful course that changed my whole relationship to both the Bible and the act of preaching. Each of us wrote and presented a sermon on an assigned text. The sermons were recorded, and I’m offering mine here today. It opens with some brief words on the context I had in mind when preparing this.
Special thanks also to an old friend, J. Chord Barnes of ASERWorks Media, for fixing some audio issues in the original recording and remastering it for me. Check him out at the link above. Continue reading
- Congrats to the Women of the Church of England!
- Faith & Grace Alone: Job & the New Perspective on Paul| Job 9
- #Marginalia Weekly Round-Up #6 [Catch-Up]
- Is There No Rest for God’s Weary Ministers? | Mark 6
- Job’s Friends are Right! Job’s Friends are Wrong.| Job 8.5-7,20-22
- How Preaching Saved Me from Evangelicalism’s Bible
- Paul: The Second Coming of Jonah?
- Logos Bible Software & Evangelical Insecurity
- The Privilege of Holiness; The Holiness of Privilege
- Seminary & Ministry in the Post-Everything World
- Wolterstorff: the liturgy & worship of lament [quote]
- Fragments from a speech by Job| Selections of Job 6 & 7
- Jonah: a Children’s Story of Verbs
- A method for humility, according to St. Paul | 1 Corinthians 3:18-19