Articles tagged with: Preaching
Editor’s note: The following homiletical help is adapted from Concordia Journal, January 2006.
By Arthur F. Graudin
For the Apostle Paul the proclamation of the gospel was not a basis for boasting on his part but ανάγκη, …
Tom Egger discusses the Old Testament pericopies in the Epiphany season, in the Year B lectionary.
By Bruce Schuchard
The goal of the human person who wishes to achieve everything that there is to achieve in life is _____.
How would each one of us fill in the blank? According to the Hellenistic philosophers of the …
Back by popular demand, this Preacher’s Roundtable led by David Schmitt discusses preaching Mark in year B of the three-year lectionary. Part 1 (of 2) looks at preaching Mark from Advent through Easter.
By David Schmitt
At the Museum of Contemporary Religious Art, there is an installation called Cup by Thomas Skomski. It’s basically a shelf extending out of the wall with a cup at the very end. The shelf is about …
By Tim Saleska
Acts 18:1–17 describes Paul’s eighteenth-month stay in Corinth. When both Silas and Timothy came to help him, he was able to spend all of his time ministering to the Jews (v. 5). But eventually, …
By Jeffrey A. Oschwald
This pericope has all the dangers of a familiar text: we recall parts of it perfectly but may not remember how those parts all fit together. The themes of this passage are, no doubt, …
By Joel P. Okamoto
Notes on the Pericope
The Old Testament people knew that God had promised life and salvation to all nations (e.g., see Genesis 12:3 and Isaiah 60:1–6, the appointed OT lesson), but they did not know how …
Paul Raabe continues the discussion of the Old Testament pericopies in Advent Year B.
Tom Egger continues his discussion of the Old Testament pericopies in Advent Year B.