9/21/2013 6:10 AM
Matt Skinner talks about his process of taking a text and turning it into a sermon, as well as all of the rethinking and pruning that happens along the …
3/10/2013 12:00 AM
Matt Skinner talks about moving from text to sermon.
2/26/2012 12:00 AM
Matt Skinner on the challenges of preaching familiar text and some strategies for preaching them anew.
7/4/2010 12:00 AM
Matt Skinner talks about the challenges and opportunities in preaching childrens' sermons.
5/23/2010 12:00 AM
Matt talks about how we structure our sermons and provides some advice for thinking creatively and varying our sermon structures.
3/28/2010 12:00 AM
Matt Skinner offers a few suggestions on how to work the gospel text for Easter Sunday.
1/27/2010 12:00 AM
I appreciate the literary critic James Wood's recent op-ed piece (The New York Times, 24 January 2010), in which he reflects on the theological claims …
1/5/2010 12:00 AM
As I survey the Gospel texts assigned for Lent during Year C, I see them raising questions about life and what it means to live and flourish in the space …
12/1/2009 12:00 AM
Last Sunday, listening to the children's choir, I heard them sing this line:
We light the Advent candles against the winter night.
Not "in the winter night" …
11/22/2009 12:00 AM
Matt Skinner thinks about the ways in which we preach advent texts.
9/5/2009 12:00 AM
"The unexamined Christ is not worth having."
So reads the final sentence of the introduction to The Historical Christ and the Theological Jesus, the newest …
6/2/2008 12:00 AM
By day my nose is stuck in academic journals and biblical commentaries. But in the evenings I devote myself to the heavy stuff.
My daughters read more than …
5/7/2008 12:00 AM
This month, on May 14, the State of Israel turns sixty years old--no easy anniversary.
The occasion calls our attention (again) to important political and …
5/1/2008 12:00 AM
Early last week I visited a class, leading students in an exploration of so-called "gnostic" writings from the second century.
One enjoyable thing about …
4/30/2008 12:00 AM
Forgive me for recommending a film that has already been in circulation for some time. My queue is a little congested, keeping me even more behind the times …