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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A Lively, Living Word
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A Lively, Living Word

by Ralph Clingan

Are we readers of deadly dull essays or lively preachers of sermons?

Let Everyone Enjoy Ones Own Judgement
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Let Everyone Enjoy Ones Own Judgement

by Jill Schaeffer

Scripture is the blank page on which the human imagination writes.

How Do We Read the Scriptures When the Word of God is Alive?
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How Do We Read the Scriptures When the Word of God is Alive?

by Kathleen Borres

Opening our hearts and our minds to the treasures of Scripture.

Suit the Action to the Word: Acting and Preaching
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Suit the Action to the Word: Acting and Preaching

by Kirk Woodward

The preacher asks, “What do I do to respond to the demands of the Word?”

From Words to the Word
October 28, 2007 – 7:26 pm | Comments Off on From Words to the Word
From Words to the Word

by Walter J. Burghardt

A homily is a true homily when the believer asks, “What do you want from me, Lord?”

When the Word of the Gospel Is Heard
October 28, 2007 – 7:26 pm | Comments Off on When the Word of the Gospel Is Heard
When the Word of the Gospel Is Heard

by David Neil Mosser

Preachers who love their people are preachers who make the Word understandable.

The Word Lectionary Guide
October 28, 2007 – 7:24 pm | Comments Off on The Word Lectionary Guide
The Word Lectionary Guide

by Judy Yates Siker

Lectionary Guide for October, November and December of 2007

What Can We Expect?
October 28, 2007 – 7:23 pm | Comments Off on What Can We Expect?
What Can We Expect?

by Keith Russell

Reflections on the Lectionary Readings for December

The Future Beyond the End
October 28, 2007 – 7:22 pm | Comments Off on The Future Beyond the End
The Future Beyond the End

by William J. Sappenfield

Reflections on the Lectionary Readings for November 2007

Preaching the Psalms: Theological Affirmations and Questions
October 28, 2007 – 7:22 pm | Comments Off on Preaching the Psalms: Theological Affirmations and Questions
Preaching the Psalms: Theological Affirmations and Questions

by Ronald J. Allen

Reflections on the Lectionary Readings for October

Words, the Word, and the People of the Book
October 28, 2007 – 7:21 pm | Comments Off on Words, the Word, and the People of the Book
Words, the Word, and the People of the Book

by J. Martin Bailey

Regardless of who performs the ministries of caring and sensitivity, the Word is still becoming flesh and the work of Christ continues.

What if Apostle Paul Needed the Gospels?
October 28, 2007 – 7:20 pm | Comments Off on What if Apostle Paul Needed the Gospels?
What if Apostle Paul Needed the Gospels?

by Jeffrey A. Mackey

Without the Gospels we have road maps but no destination.