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 glance, be the sorts of things that concern a Christian/Lutheran congregation in twenty-first-century North America. When this is the ..
Arand and Herrmann, Living in the Promises and Place of GodBrowse the interactive version above, download here as a pdf, or purchase print copies at the online store. This Concordia Pages explores how locating the story of salvation within the broader, biblical story of creation impacts our witness in the world. In particular, it considers how being placed alongside our fellow creatures as recipients of ..
ICYMI: The Rites of Faith FormationKent Burreson's latest thoughts on faith formation, the adult catechumenate, and congregational education
Jeffrey Gibbs, “Christ is Risen, Indeed”Browse the interactive version above, download here as a pdf, or purchase print copies at the online store. About “Christ Is Risen, Indeed: Good News for Him and for Us,” Jeff Gibbs writes: Good Friday and Easter (along with Ascension and Pentecost) go together, one event, in a sense. Different New Testament texts invite us ..