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Archive for November 2012

Killing Them Softly

November 30, 2012

Check out my review of Killing Them Softly for RELEVANT magazine. http://www.relevantmagazine.com/culture/film/dark-tale-killing-them-softly

The Preacher as Artist

November 27, 2012

What model of preaching should be adopted by ministers? Many have been suggested and I suspect there are positives and negatives to each, but let me suggest a model that would benefit all preachers and every sermon. The preacher as an artist is a model I believe every minister should adopt.¬†An artist is someone who […]

Rise of the Guardians

November 22, 2012

Rise of the Guardians is the story of Jack Frost (Chris Pine) who is asked to join a group called the guardians. It is the guardians job to protect the children of the world. The group consists of Santa Claus (Alec Baldwin), the Tooth Fairy (Isla Fisher), the Easter Bunny (Hugh Jackman), and the Sandman. […]

A Few Thanksgiving Thoughts

November 22, 2012

Thanksgiving is not just a holiday, it is a good practice that all Christians should be regularly engaged in doing. We should be thankful because we know that all we have comes from God. From the smallest gift to the biggest blessing we have our heavenly Father to thank. On this day of Thanksgiving I […]

A Prayer from Cyprian of Carthage

November 15, 2012

  Good God, may we confess your name to the end. May we emerge unsullied and glorious from the traps and dark powers of this world. As you have bound us together in love and peace, and as, together, we have persevered through times of hardship, may we also rejoice together in your heavenly kingdom.

A Homily on Psalm 100

November 12, 2012

  Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth! Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into his presence with singing! Know that the Lord, he is God! It is he who made us, and we are his, we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and […]

After the Election

November 8, 2012

After more than a year of campaigning the election finally took place last Tuesday. Some may have stayed up late watching to see the results, while others may have gone to bed early. Some were probably pleased and some were probably disappointed. The nation is divided. Only 2.4% separated the winner from the loser. Even […]

Psalm 100

November 7, 2012

Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth! Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into his presence with singing! Know that the Lord, he is God! It is he who made us, and we are his, we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his […]

Why I Lament Election Year

November 5, 2012

As the election season comes to an end I have decided to offer a few thoughts on why I lament election years. This is not to say that everything associated with an election is evil. I am thankful that I live in a democracy instead of a totalitarian government. I am thankful for certain freedoms […]

Speaking Truth to Power

November 2, 2012

Here are some political quotes by preachers and theologians that I have found helpful. Some of these quotes should be taken more serious than others, but there is an element of truth in all of them. “We are satisfied that voting does much more harm to the church than dancing does.” David Lipscomb “The effort […]

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