Partially Developed Random Thoughts on Preaching

Some random thoughts on preaching and listening to preaching.... Throw away your commentaries. I know this sounds heretical, and I do believe in serious Biblical scholarship, but too often sermons seem to be based on the commentaries and not on the text of Scripture. Yes, ok, preachers do need to keep their commentaries for when … Continue reading Partially Developed Random Thoughts on Preaching

Mission in the Twenty First Century: 2. Proclamation

This is the second in a series of posts examining the Five marks of mission; based loosely on Mission in the Twenty-First Century: Exploring the Five Marks of Global Mission edited by Andrew Walls and Cathy Ross. Proclaiming the Good News of the Kingdom. According to Mark's Gospel, Jesus started his ministry by proclaiming 'The … Continue reading Mission in the Twenty First Century: 2. Proclamation