Category Archives: on Preaching

What Your Pastor (not just me) Is Thinking

In 2002, I visited a far away Seminary to see if it was the right next educational step for me.  It wasn’t, but that’s ok (and another post). I keep recalling a slice of memory from the seminary campus tour.  … Continue reading

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Trinity Sunday & Unity

TrinitySunday is a solid day to talk about reconciliation. A community of three creates a world and a community of two in Adam&Eve. Community3 is re-creating by bringing about the Kingdom! Racism/ethnocentrism find their root in Community2. BUT Community3 rescues … Continue reading

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Audio Post (Mark 1:1-13, the Gospel, read aloud)

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Proverbs 1 [Audio]

Sometimes it helps to listen and listen again.  Here’s Proverbs 1, just the NIV 2011 without any commentary.  I’m working on a new series on Wisdom that will start in August.  Our plan is to read through all of Proverbs … Continue reading

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How Much Do I “Owe” God, Anyway?

When I first started out in a Lead Pastor role (ha! – I talk like this was decades ago, but we’re talking mid 2012) I naively assumed that as long as you cast vision, people will tithe.  This may be … Continue reading

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