Articles tagged with: Preaching
In a special excerpt from his online D.Min. course on Mark, Prof. Jim Voelz discusses the Gospel pericope for the 8th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 11), in the context of the Year B lectionary.
By Rick Marrs
Paul has regaled the Ephesians with rich spiritual blessings they have in Christ (Eph 1), how both Jews and Gentiles are saved by grace alone through faith alone (Eph 2), how the mystery of the …
We stand at a point in time when we are learning incredible new insights into how memory works. The 2015 Theological Symposium, September 22-23, will explore what it all means for church and ministry.
By Jeff Gibbs
I say to my students with some regularity, “Careful exegesis often makes the text harder to preach.” What I mean, of course, is that the concerns of a particular text of Scripture might not, at first …
Prof. Bill Carr discusses the Old Testament pericope for the 7th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 10), in the context of the Year B lectionary.
By Timothy Dost
Here is a passage of great comfort that is a blessing and help in times of hardship and times of plenty. Paul thoroughly grounds the promises of predestination to salvation in the gospel of Jesus Christ and …
Prof. Bill Carr discusses the Old Testament pericope for the 6th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 9), in the context of the Year B lectionary.
By Andrew H. Bartelt
If one has been preaching through 2 Corinthians with the lectionary, then the isagogical issues have been addressed, including the question of the number of letters and visits to the Corinthian congregation (discussions are …
Prof. Bill Carr discusses the Old Testament pericope for the 5th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 8), in the Year B lectionary.
By Glenn Nielsen
Paul urges the Corinthians to finish up their part of the collection for the church in Jerusalem. They started a year earlier, setting aside an amount each week. But it seems the giving had slowed down …