Theology and Interpretation

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Theology and Interpretation
When Black History Preaches

Why Black history? And why in church? This year, as part of my seminary’s new [...]

child holding coins in hand (Crafting a sermon on Luke 21:1-4)
Theology and Interpretation
Crafting a Sermon on Luke 21:1-4 Intersectionally

Ed. note: Looking for a stewardship sermon to preach on [...]

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Theology and Interpretation
Hospice and Preaching: Where the Dying Tell the Truth

As preachers our challenge is [...]

sermon on harvest
Theology and Interpretation
Preaching Sermons on Harvest When You’re Not a Farmer

If you’re a preacher who’s [...]

Man watering seedlings in Kenya
Theology and Interpretation
Planted in Hope and Bearing Fruit

Six years ago I returned from a life-changing visit to [...]

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Theology and Interpretation
Sea Turtles and Climate Change

During last February’s cold snap—the one in which millions of [...]

Pope Francis waves to crowd outdoors.
Theology and Interpretation
Preachers as Social Poets: Reflections on Pope Francis’ message

The social poet “creates hope [...]

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Theology and Interpretation
Imagine God’s World

The long career of environmental lawyer James Gustave Speth has taken him into governmental and [...]

Woman holding lights
Theology and Interpretation
Women Preach!

I want churches to spend one year preaching about women in the Bible and feminine images of [...]

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Theology and Interpretation
Blessed Assurance

If you are reading this column, chances are, you are already involved in earth care. Maybe you [...]