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Epiphany 4B: Jesus Never Went to Church

Jesus never went to church! In Mark 1:21, Jesus calls [...]

Preaching Moment 333: Craig Barnes on Preaching in a Cross-cultural Setting

M. Craig Barnes shares how [...]

Theology and Interpretation
Naming the Name of Jesus

“Preach the Gospel at all times, and if necessary, use words.” This saying, attributed (apocryphally) to St. [...]

Identity Crisis

One of the lessons we have learned from recent politics is the power of group identity. To [...]

Same Old Jesus

We often give Jesus’ disciples grief for being clueless sidekicks who never seem to get what Jesus [...]

Three Kinds of Churchgoers

There are three types of churchgoers, in my experience. Members of each group can be [...]

Sermon Development
Red Ink and All: Getting in Touch with Your Inner Homiletician Part 5

This is the fifth article [...]

Acts 2: A Church of Prophets – Matt Skinner

Matt Skinner, professor of New Testament at Luther Seminary, marvels [...]

Five Questions for your Kids’ Sermon

How do you help a 4-year-old better understand the Gospel [...]

The Domino’s Effect

A few years ago the Domino’s Pizza company faced a grim reality. Sales were falling [...]