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The Cutting Room Floor

By Bob Kaylor | September 1, 2017

So, you’ve just finished writing an epic sermon that is sure to cause your congregation not only to be overwhelmed by the Spirit, but also to marvel at your stunning command of biblical exegesis and the brilliance of your powerful illustrations. This one is definitely a home run — a grand slam, even. Problem is…

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Here I Waffle. I Can Do No Other. God Help Me!

By Timothy Merrill | September 1, 2017

Waffle2 [wof-uhl] Informal Verb, waffled, waffling. to speak or write equivocally: to waffle on an important issue. Equivocally [ih-kwiv-uh-klee] Adverb in a deliberately ambiguous or questionable way. in a way that is doubtful in nature or of uncertain significance It comes as a surprise to me to realize how much we dislike hesitation, waffling, indecision…

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Lectio Cinema – Interview with Rose Pacatte, FSP

By Homiletics Team | August 29, 2017

This interview was from the May-June 2006 Issue of Homiletics Sr. Rose Pacatte, FSP, is the director of the Pauline Center for Media Studies in Culver City, California. She has a M.Ed in Media Studies from the University of London. Her primary work is media literacy education for parents and teachers within the context of…

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Bored in a Culture of Entertainment – Interveiw with Richard Winter

By Homiletics Team | June 11, 2017

This interview was from the January-February 2006 Issue of Homiletics Richard Winter is the Professor of Practical Theology at Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis. Educated at the University of London, he is a Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (U.K.). Dr. Winter came from the English L’Abri to head Covenant’s counseling program in…

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