Posts By Homiletics Team

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Free Resources from Our Sister Publications

Free Resources from Our Sister Publications

By Homiletics Team / May 7, 2020

May 7, 2020 The past few months have been challenging for church communities and those who minister to them. As a Homiletics subscriber, you’ve received e-mails offering free resources from several of Homiletics’ sister publications. Below is a summary of these free resources. You may download them for unrestricted, re-distributable use to help you through…

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Free Resources for Our Elderly and Homebound Members

By Homiletics Team / April 13, 2020

Our homebound members have been our minds through this trying time, including those who live alone or are unable to leave their homes due to the ever-increasing shelter at home orders. As a way to try and stay connected, we are providing 4 days worth of devotions and activities from our sister publication HomeTouch Ministry…

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To Eat or Not to Eat? | On the Necessity of Communion in Diaspora

On the Necessity of Communion in Diaspora

By Homiletics Team / April 3, 2020

By the Rev. Dr. Rob Apgar-Taylor   It was a Wednesday night in January, 1991, when we got the news. I was a student at Wesley Seminary, and the first U.S. bombs had just fallen on Baghdad. We immediately started planning a worship service at 9:00 that night. What to pray? What words could bring…

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Getting Things Done – Interview with David Allen

By Homiletics Team / August 31, 2018

This interview was from the March-April 2006 Issue of Homiletics David Allen is an international author, lecturer and founder and president of the David Allen Company, a management consulting, coaching and training company. In the last 20 years he has developed and implemented productivity improvement programs for over a half-million professionals in hundreds of organizations…

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Stitching Together the Patchwork Family® – Interview with Barbara Carnal

By Homiletics Team / July 10, 2018

This interview was from the January-February 2007 Issue of Homiletics The Family Connections program was developed over a number of years by Barbara Carnal, a licensed professional counselor specializing in family life, and a parent of birth, step-, foster and adopted children. Barbara serves as an ordained deacon at the First Presbyterian Church of Hilton…

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Let’s Try to Keep the China on the Table – Interview with N.T. Wright

By Homiletics Team / June 1, 2018

This interview was from the March-April 2007 Issue of Homiletics The Bishop of Durham in England, N.T. (Tom) Wright, was formerly Canon Theologian of Westminster Abbey and Dean of Litchfield Cathedral. He has taught New Testament studies for 20 years at Cambridge, McGill and Oxford Universities. His Jesus and the Victory of God, The New Testament…

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Praying with Body and Soul – Interview with Jane Vennard

By Homiletics Team / May 1, 2018

This interview was from the November-December 2006 Issue of Homiletics Jane Vennard is a spiritual director, retreat and workshop leader and lecturer. She lives in Denver, Colorado, where for many years we was a Senior Adjunct Faculty member at Iliff School of Theology, teaching numerous courses on prayer, spirituality and discernment. Vennard is the author…

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The Competent Pastor – Interview with Ron Sisk

By Homiletics Team / February 27, 2018

This interview was from the September-October 2006 Issue of Homiletics Ron Sisk was raised Southern Baptist in Arkansas. He was educated at the University of Arkansas, New York University and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. His in Christian Ethics and Church History. He moved his affiliation to the American Baptists in 1996. Ron served…

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Being Christian in the 21st Century – Interview with Marcus Borg

By Homiletics Team / December 24, 2017

This interview was from the July-August 2006 Issue of Homiletics Marcus J. Borg holds the Hundere Chair in Religion and Culture in the Philosophy Department at Oregon State University. Internationally known in both academic and church circles as a biblical and Jesus scholar, he is the author of 12 books including Jesus: A New Vision (1987) and…

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The Middle East: The Absence of Hope – Interview with Imam Ibrahim Kazerooni

By Homiletics Team / October 29, 2017

This interview was from the May-June 2005 Issue of Homiletics Imam Ibrahim Kazerooni, 45, was born in Al-Najaf, Iraq, into a religious family and began his theological studies in that city when he was very young. As a Shiite Islamic priest, or imam, he emerged as an Iraqi dissident and was imprisoned repeatedly under Saddam…

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