We continue, throughout our lives, to ask and re- ask the basic questions of “Am I on the right track in life?” and “How can I know God in my life?” The answer Jesus gives is both simple and profound. “I am the Way.”
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The Good Shepherd is not an image intended to comfort children. It is an image intended to inspire the faith of adults in difficult times. It is an image meant to counter forces that would isolate them from each other and undermine their faith in Christ. It’s an image tailor made for times like these.
When preachers ask people to identify with Thomas, they are inviting them to recognize that we do not all experience the resurrected Christ in the same way or at the same time, but that Christ comes to us nevertheless. Thus we can experience the resurrection even in our current circumstances.
Christian preachers this week stand at the entrance to the empty tomb and preach to those within it. What is it we all need to hear?
Whatever tomb we are in this Holy week, it is not empty of God.
When any crisis comes my way, I know I have the choice: hide from it in fear or face it with confidence and faith.
Our experience in life is unpredictable from day to day. We wake up in the morning and we are not entirely sure what combination of good news and bad news the day will bring.
A Homiletician’s Sneak Peek into the 2019 Worldwide Conference of Professional Speechwriters.
As a teacher of preaching, one of my goals is to help preachers find their Voice. That is, gain confidence in their distinctive perspective on the world and the gospel...
Now I should remind you, brothers and sisters, of the good news that I proclaimed to you, which you in turn received, in which also you stand...
I am usually at odds with my evangelical sisters and brothers in most theological, ethical, and political matters...
When I read of the failure of two amendments to the Constitution of the United Methodist Church, one related to gender equality, the other to the inclusion of all persons, the question comes to mind, “What year is it again?”
Who are You When No One is Looking? Is the name of a book by former senior pastor of Willow Creek Church Bill Hybels whose subtitle is Choosing Consistency, Resisting Compromise.