Controversial

Satan the Christian?

My family and I are incredibly lucky that a pastor sought us out. Out faith was solid, we had been

Corinthians

When you come to the Communion Table, make sure you’ve left Egypt

In God’s covenant with Israel in the Torah, he provided the people with liberation, societal structure, laws and a calendar,

Galatians

Seeking the Common Good with Humility & Perspective

Introductory Note I preached the following sermon at First UMC-Edcouch & First UMC-Lyford on October 23, 2016. Original title: “Nations,

Bible Translation

Wrestling with the Two Headed Monster of John 3.16

Hello My name is Jeremy Shank. I am pastor at Thornville UMC in the Foothills District. I am currently blogging

Doctoral Work

(Drafting…or drifting?) Galatians and the Arena

Yeah… I’m still working. Just a draft. The idea is that the death of Jesus is “scene” in the realm

Corinthians

(drafting) Paul’s Use of Spectacle and Sports Metaphors

You know the drill. This is scratch work. The gist of this is to show that the use of spectacle,

Mark

Reading Justice – Mark 7.24-30 and Euripides’ Jocasta

A while ago, as my class was meandering through the Gospel According to St. Mark, I mentioned (again) that to

Doctoral Work

(Draft) Church Fathers (Part 1)… (Jesus’ Suicide in Galatians)

Same rules as these posts. Early Christian Interpretation of Galatians, Apostolic Fathers to Augustine While Galatians has become somewhat of