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Lectionary@Lunch Live – Mark 6:45-56
July 24, 2015 – 3:16 pm | No Comment

In a special excerpt from his online D.Min. course on Mark, Prof. Jim Voelz discusses the Gospel pericope for the 9th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 12), in the context of the Year B lectionary.

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Proper 14 • Ephesians 4:17–5:2 • August 9, 2015
July 28, 2015 – 12:19 pm | No Comment

By James Voelz
This pericope is typical of the latter portion of Paul’s letters, that is, it deals with everyday matters of the Christian life (cf. 2 Thes 3). As is the case in most of Paul’s …

Easter in the Rear View Mirror
June 7, 2011 – 1:37 pm | 6 Comments
Easter in the Rear View Mirror

Looking backward and forward in the present

Love Wins — Through the Word
May 29, 2011 – 6:49 am | 5 Comments
Love Wins — Through the Word

Stop Explaining, Start Proclaiming

Love and Justice
May 27, 2011 – 8:05 am | One Comment
Love and Justice

The problem of God’s justice in Love Wins

Love Wins Goes to College
May 26, 2011 – 8:04 am | 8 Comments
Love Wins Goes to College

Reflections from a campus pastor, Greg Michael

Does “Love Win” for Luther?
May 25, 2011 – 8:02 am | 3 Comments
Does “Love Win” for Luther?

A look at a Luther quote from the popular book, by Pastor Ben Haupt

Love Wins: Review by Tony Cook
May 24, 2011 – 7:43 am | 2 Comments
Love Wins: Review by Tony Cook

A more appropriate title might have been Hell is Hyperbole: What God wants, God gets.

Monday morning quarterbacking on what did and didn’t happen on May 21
May 23, 2011 – 9:03 pm | No Comment
Monday morning quarterbacking on what did and didn’t happen on May 21

The Washington Post ran a fascinating story on the responses of Harold Camping and some of his followers after the rapture didn’t happen on Saturday. Some of their stories are tragic. And one soundbit

Heaven Is For Real
May 23, 2011 – 2:00 pm | 92 Comments
Heaven Is For Real

A Christian Father’s Sincere Love, and a Deeply-Flawed Understanding of Salvation.

Heaven and Hell, Children and Rob Bell
May 23, 2011 – 8:28 am | One Comment
Heaven and Hell, Children and Rob Bell

May 21 has come and gone, we’re all still here. But “the end times” and what will happen to us when either the or our end comes is still on the minds of many. Two …

Will the world end on May 21?
May 20, 2011 – 9:30 pm | No Comment
Will the world end on May 21?

Will the world end tomorrow? Martin Luther’s answer is as good as any.