Pastoral Resources
epub |eng | 2011-08-21 | Author:Jethani, Skye [Jethani, Skye]

To use Tolkien’s language, the coming of Jesus Christ was a eucatastrophe. He is the light that gives us a sudden glimpse of truth. Our humanly devised ways of relating ...
( Category: Pastoral Resources August 6,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-09-01 | Author:Dennis Bushkofsky

Hymn: O Bread of Life from Heaven, ELW 480 God of love, we give you thanks for all your blessings. Everything we have comes as a gift from you. Inspire ...
( Category: Devotionals August 6,2020 )
epub |eng | 2016-03-31 | Author:Sally A. Brown & Luke A. Powery

Choosing the Preaching Text The first interpretive step a preacher takes is to choose the Scripture text that will ground the sermon. To get a sense of the many ways ...
( Category: Pastoral Resources August 1,2020 )
mobi |eng | 2008-08-18 | Author:Jim Cymbala

The five-foot-one-inch girl lunged for my throat. Before I knew what was happening, I had been body-slammed backward against the platform. Some in the congregation stood and began to pray ...
( Category: Pentecostal & Charismatic July 31,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-07-13 | Author:Ebony S. Small [Small, Ebony S.]

BIRTHING YOUR PLATFORM In April 2017, I received an email forwarded by my then boss Mac Pier. The email had been sent to him by Cindy Bunch, the associate publisher ...
( Category: Church Leadership July 28,2020 )
mobi |eng | 2008-04-01 | Author:Zack Eswine [Eswine, Zack]

The Simplistic Preacher All they had ever known in one series of haunted moments was gone. The tearing of clothes followed. Weakness in the legs conspired with nausea and pulled ...
( Category: Preaching July 28,2020 )
mobi |eng | 2015-03-16 | Author:John MacArthur

22 The Grim Reality of the Last Days (Mark 13:1–13) As He was going out of the temple, one of His disciples said to Him, “Teacher, behold what wonderful stones ...
( Category: New Testament July 27,2020 )
mobi |eng | 2015-03-16 | Author:John MacArthur

16 Calming the Storm (Mark 4:35–41) On that day, when evening came, He said to them, “Let us go over to the other side.” Leaving the crowd, they took Him ...
( Category: New Testament July 27,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-07-01 | Author:Dag Heward-Mills

Chapter 13 Masters of Self-Defence Take heed unto thyself, …thou shalt both save thyself, … 1 Timothy 4:16 SERPENTS ARE WISE BECAUSE THEY ARE MASTERS OF SELF-DEFENSE Most snakes will ...
( Category: Wisdom Literature July 25,2020 )
epub |eng | 2016-08-24 | Author:LaRue, Cleophus J.

Ethical-Moral Endings Ethical-moral endings are not specifically christological, but they have religious or ethical overtones. They pronounce a declaration of faith in God or in the words of Jesus.38 Claudette ...
( Category: Preaching July 25,2020 )
mobi |eng | 2011-12-05 | Author:A.W. Pink

Chapter 12 17. Exposition of the parables. This is another branch of our subject to which at least one whole chapter should be devoted, but the danger of overtaxing the ...
( Category: Stewardship July 22,2020 )
epub |eng | 2010-08-15 | Author:Vincent J. Pastro [Pastro, Vincent J.]

2. Rahner, “The Word and the Eucharist,” 253. See also Hearer of the Word. 3. Rahner, Hearer of the Word, 146. 4. Rahner, “The Word and the Eucharist,” 253. 5. ...
( Category: Preaching July 21,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-08-16 | Author:Scott Sauls

“A person who has toiled with wisdom and knowledge and skill must leave everything to be enjoyed by someone who did not toil for it. This also is vanity and ...
( Category: Pastoral Resources July 5,2020 )
epub |eng | 2011-07-14 | Author:Eugene H. Peterson

20 BEZALEL The day was overcast with a light drizzle of rain. I and Simon, the architect we had chosen to design and supervise the building of our church, were ...
( Category: Pastoral Resources July 4,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-01-15 | Author:R. Robert Creech

Questions for Reflection Can you think of a recent experience in your congregational life in which increased anxiety resulted in behavior on the part of some members that others found ...
( Category: Pastoral Resources July 3,2020 )