Monthly Archives: July 2012

Sermon Themes for Ephesians 4-6?

I’m looking for advice on August theme ideas for preaching from Ephesians 4-6. I’m following the 3-year lectionary, and each of the four passages includes the thread of our speech, our words—to each other and to God. I have a … Continue reading

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Southwest Airlines Is Like God

Yes, Southwest Airlines is like God. I do not worship Southwest Airlines. (I do not know anyone who works for Southwest Airlines.) Yet in flying with Southwest, I have noticed a couple things that remind me of God. Number one: … Continue reading

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Whose Team Are You On?

Sarah is 14, and she is a free-thinking prodigy. She questions the negative rap on Benedict Arnold: Could the traitor from the American Revolution be misrepresented by history? She has doubts about the greatness of Andrew Jackson because he violated … Continue reading

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Preaching, the Internet and Half-Truths?

Of course it’s true—I found it on the internet! How much confidence do those words inspire in you? My son found a sales position on the web a couple weeks ago. When he went in for the interview a couple … Continue reading

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