This was posted in 2009, but written some time before that. My Thursday Morning CTP class is going to study Mark’s Gospel next and I wanted to do something different. I maintained then and still do so today that Mark is meant to be read as mad-dash play-by-play commentary. This is an early work and I […]
So for anyone that hasn’t noticed, I’ve started a personal site where I post from time to time. I posted the audio from my sermon at the First Presbyterian Church in Hammond (LA) this morning. You can give it a listen if you’d like.
In some of the large Pentecostal churches it is a standard practice for a ‘love offering’ to be collected at the end of a service if a visiting preacher has ‘brought the Word’. If the preacher has delivered a sermon that has been well recieved by the congregation, they can expect the people to be […]
Our night service has been working through the book of Romans and I have had the pleasure of being invited to preach this Sunday night. The text is Romans 13 and I am presenting the text as a method of Paul having successfully pulled down the prideful nationalistic mindsets of both the Jews and the […]
It’s an ambiguous question. Let’s see if I can give the two ways I’m hearing it. It’s important that every sermon from a Christian preacher be a Christian sermon, that is, a sermon that, if a Jewish or Muslim person heard it, they wouldn’t like. If they like it, something is wrong with it, because […]
Congregations may look forward to the pastor’s sermon, but when it comes to bringing about a change in their attitudes or lifestyle, preaching appears to have little impact.
Thought this might interest some of you who consider Patristics a valuable tool:
This was posted in 2009, but written some time before that. My Thursday Morning CTP class is going to study Mark’s Gospel next and I wanted to do something different. I maintained then and still do so today that Mark is meant to be read as mad-dash play by play commentary. This is an early work […]
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