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Archive for the ‘Spirituality’ Category

The Power of the Spoken Word in Preaching

July 1, 2013

Thomas Oden noted that in contemporary church culture, pastoral care and preaching is often disjoined, though in the past this was not the case (Oden, 28). In particular, the ministry of the Word through preaching and catechesis played a very important role in the development of the church and the care of souls. It should […]

Looking Beyond the Assembly: Connecting Spiritual Disciplines and Worship

June 20, 2013

“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled” (Matthew 5:6).  As Jesus unpacks the Kingdom of God through the powerful mosaic of the Sermon on the Mount, He begins with the blessings (The Beatitudes), but verse 6 throws me off. “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, […]

Be Still and Know God

June 5, 2013

Many people have a desire to be closer to God. We certainly have this desire as Christians, but we are not the only ones. Many outsiders also want to be closer to God. There are people who are enslaved to sin and they want to break free. They want to find something that works in […]

Dictionary of Christian Spirituality

November 3, 2011

I recently received the Dictionary of Christianity Spirituality in the mail, published by Zondervan and edited by Glen G. Scorgie.  I must admit that most people don’t salivate or get excited when they receive a new dictionary or encyclopedia in the mail, as most preachers and scholars do.  This book is a wonderful new addition […]

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