Greetings From the Editor
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by Jin H. Han

The most important detail about a robed man nailing the Ninety-Five Theses on a church door is that the Reformation was not about starting a new church but about reclaiming what God had in mind for the world. Luther’s notion of liberty is grippingly captured in his treatise on Christian liberty (1520), in which a Christian is declared to be “subject to none.” It reiterates a call of the gospel for all believers so that we may all work together to battle injustice in our society in the name of the reign of God.

Subject to none but God, we are here only to serve God, and clearly the theme, liberty, binds us together.

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Things Are Not What They Seem
July 8, 2008 – 12:36 pm | Comments Off on Things Are Not What They Seem
Things Are Not What They Seem

by David Neil Mosser

Reflections on the Lectionary Readings for August 2008.

Putting On God’s Armor
July 8, 2008 – 12:06 pm | Comments Off on Putting On God’s Armor
Putting On God’s Armor

by Harold Dean Trulear and Kimberly Rogers

Reflections on the Lectionary Readings for July 2008.

Quotations on Ethics
July 8, 2008 – 10:33 am | Comments Off on Quotations on Ethics
Quotations on Ethics

by Megan L. Stivison

Editorial: Ethics, Action, and Oratory
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Editorial: Ethics, Action, and Oratory

by Rev. Douglas S. Stivison

If we look at ethics with any seriousness at all, we are immediately confronted with the questions about our own actions — in the voting booth, in the marketplace, in our homes, on the job, everywhere. It is impossible to abdicate ethical decision making because even abdication and inaction have moral and ethical dimensions.

The Daily Discipleship Decision
June 9, 2008 – 10:25 am | Comments Off on The Daily Discipleship Decision
The Daily Discipleship Decision

by Ron Allen

I articulated [in the book] a perspective on identifying moments of resurrection today that can be enlarged to interpret life from the perspective of Jesus.

Editorial: Discipleship Embodied — Walter J. Burghardt, S.J.
June 9, 2008 – 6:34 am | Comments Off on Editorial: Discipleship Embodied — Walter J. Burghardt, S.J.
Editorial: Discipleship Embodied — Walter J. Burghardt, S.J.

by Doug Stivison

“But no one save God and the individual priest really knows what the call to discipleship has cost him.” — Walter J. Burghardt, S.J.

Quotations on Discipleship
April 17, 2008 – 10:36 am | Comments Off on Quotations on Discipleship
Quotations on Discipleship

by Megan L. Stivison

Always a Disciple
April 17, 2008 – 10:34 am | Comments Off on Always a Disciple
Always a Disciple

by Walter J. Burghardt

We can find no better tribute to this man and no better contribution to this issue’s theme of discipleship than to revisit his own words on the subject.

Preaching Stories of Family Origins: Readings from the Book of Genesis
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Preaching Stories of Family Origins: Readings from the Book of Genesis

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Reflections on the Lectionary Readings for June 2008,

The Time of Discipleship
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The Time of Discipleship

by William J. Sappenfield

Reflections on the Lectionary Readings for May 2008,

Affirmation and Truth
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Affirmation and Truth

by Marvin A. McMickle and Keith A. Russell

Reflections on the Lectionary Readings for April 2008.

Discipleship Beyond Obedience
April 17, 2008 – 10:00 am | Comments Off on Discipleship Beyond Obedience
Discipleship Beyond Obedience

by William J. Sappenfield

Discipleship is a voluntary response to love, requiring constant examination of motives, ongoing communication and never ending learning.