Articles tagged with: Preaching
by Wayne Knolhoff
The Word of the Cross
We are no strangers to scandal, and we know a scandal when we see it. Whether it involves a politician, a Hollywood star, a sports figure, or even a church …
Prof. Bill Carr will host the weekly live-stream video chat on the Old Testament lectionary for the Spring quarter, beginning Tuesday, March 10.
By Robert Kolb
Sometimes it seems as if our lives have wandered into one of the survival shows on television and we are about to be eliminated, or at least have questions about lasting longer than a few …
Prof. Tom Egger discusses the Old Testament pericope for Transfiguration Day, in the Year B lectionary.
By William W. Carr
“Blessed is the man (Μακαριος ανηρ; see, e.g., Ps 1:1, אַ֥שְֽׁרֵי־הָאִ֗ישׁ) who remains steadfast under trial” (Jas 1:12, ESV). Preparing this homiletical help in September makes it difficult not to think about Christians in Iraq …
By David I. Lewis
The text is part of the section of 2 Corinthians where Paul is defending the integrity of his apostolic ministry and his past actions in dealing with the believers in Corinth (1:12–7:16). In the …
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.