July 31, 2019

Using the ‘dialogical lens’ for the Parable of the Rich Fool shows us ways to explore the issues around wealth, greed, and family tensions while also rooting deeply in faith, scripture, and our relationship with God. Read more

July 30, 2019

Using a ‘dialogical lens’ for scripture and preaching can open new options for “Purple Zone” sermons in the red-blue divide. Here are six steps for using the dialogical lens. Read more

July 28, 2019

God is not Aladdin’s Genie, it turns out. So for what – and for whom – should we ask, seek, knock? Some astute Confirmation students ask these questions and emerge as budding young theologians. Read more

July 25, 2019

Rutger Hauer captured the full scope and depth of human emotion as Roy Batty in Blade Runner. His final poignant scene is an iconic portrait of pathos and redemption. Read more

June 16, 2019

Jesus is sending out fierce lambs with a cross-shaped love to face the wolves. Lexington Theological Seminary just graduated 14 of them! Read more

May 26, 2019

The arrest and planned deportation of Pastor Betty Rendón is immoral and unmerciful. Whether you are a person of faith or a secular citizen concerned about human rights, your voice is needed. Read more

May 20, 2019

The ICE arrest of Pastor Betty Rendón has created a polarizing debate about immigration laws. What can we learn about GOD’S law when we look at Act 11:1-18? Read more

May 16, 2019

Betty Rendón, a Lutheran minister, was arrested along with her family when ICE agents raided their home at gunpoint. Targeting a pastor is crossing yet another line, moving our country one step closer to the rise of Trump’s Reich. Read more

May 8, 2019

What’s the taboo topic you just won’t touch in your preaching?  What gives you pause when you consider taking a prophetic stance on a contemporary issue in a sermon?  What is the “hot topic” you avoid?  Read more

May 6, 2019

Period Prayers can help women of faith find their voice when dealing with the bodily processes that are both the source of life and the cause of embarrassment, shame, and pain. Read more

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