"Two Sons," James Janknegt. Used by permission from the artist.
Image © by James Janknegt. Artwork held in the Luther Seminary Fine Arts Collection, St. Paul, Minn.
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The Sermon Brainwave and Narrative Lectionary podcasts for Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday are now posted. Blessings as you prepare to preach through Holy Week.
Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 14:1, 7-14 Commentary
by Jeannine K. Brown
Giving great honor to those who are distinguished. Ignoring those who are ordinary or "defective." Seating charts that are set up to emphasize the high status of some and the lower status of others.
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Proverbs 25:6-7 Commentary
by Shauna Hannan
Imagine yourself on vacation.
Jeremiah 2:4-13 Commentary
by Henry Langknecht
The first step in preparation for worship on August 29 is choosing the lector for this passage.
Psalm 112 Commentary
by Paul O. Myhre
Psalm 112 is constructed as an acrostic poetic text.
Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16 Commentary
by Bryan J. Whitfield
How do we go about living as Christians in a society where we find ourselves increasingly on the margins?
More Than Good Advice [or] Why Jesus Gets Killed, Pt. 2
by David Lose
August 29, 2010
Dear Working Preacher,
If there was ever a gospel reading that invited a polite yawn, this might be it. I mean, goodness, but Jesus comes off in this scene as a sort of a progressive ...
Brainwave 132: Lectionary Texts for 29 August 2010
Join Profs. Karoline Lewis, David Lose and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for the Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost.