Michael Duduit of Clamp Divinity School provides a humorous post on a potential philanthropic opportunity for great pastors to pass along sermon rejects to those who would be happy to even have the bad ones.
Why do you stand in the pulpit? What is your purpose? The purpose of preaching is not to occupy time during the worship service. It is not to offer a little moral lesson or to suggest some interesting ideas for further thought. The purpose of preaching is to transform lives. The purpose of preaching is to make a difference – … Read More
Many people see the New Year as an opportunity to do something about finally losing those unwanted pounds or becoming healthier.
A staple of public broadcasting is the popular series, Antiques Roadshow. The basic premise for this most-watched PBS program is that people bring discarded, forgotten “antiques” for an expert to appraise. Some of these antiques are deemed to be rubbish. But more often than not the appraiser will tell the somewhat shocked and overjoyed owners that what they perceived to … Read More