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YouTube It!
James 1:17-27
YouTube It!

You can learn how to do anything if you just watch a YouTube video. Can we find a tutorial about living a good life?

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Dreamwork
Song of Solomon 2:8-13
Dreamwork

Is it possible the speaker of these lyrical verses was dreaming? And what does this say about her fears?

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Dead Faith
James 2:1-10, 11-13, 14-17
Dead Faith

When is a person really dead? How does a doctor know? How do we know when our faith is dead?

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Taming Your Tweet
James 3:1-12
Taming Your Tweet

Celebrities tweet and often need to delete their tweets. What they posted was insensitive or stupid. James urges us to learn how to tame our tweets.

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The Survey
Mark 8:27-38
The Survey

Businesses and organizations will go to great lengths to capture our opinions and turn them into data.

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The Believer Tree
Psalm 1
The Believer Tree

More than 60,000 species of trees inhabit the Earth. What kind of tree does the psalmist describe?

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Death Cleaning
Mark 9:38-50
Death Cleaning

Swedes have a word — döstädning — for the cleaning you do so that when you die, your children don’t have to. Jesus suggests we all do this cleaning.

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A Brief History of Communication
Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12
A Brief History of Communication

Groans and moans, and then speech. Stone tablets, scrolls, printing presses, telegraph and telephones. Prophets, priests and Jesus Christ.

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Changing Up
2 Corinthians 12:2-10
Changing Up

Beyond the Lectionary
She founded a religious order in India. She was known as Mother. She died in her 80s in the 20th century. And she is not Mother Teresa. Who is she?

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The 100 Percent Rule
Mark 10:17-31
The 100 Percent Rule

Google is known for its 20 percent policy. God is known for another policy, and it’s more than 20 percent.

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Homiletics Online has over 15 years' worth of weekly installments pulled from the preaching journal. Each sermonic installment online is comprised of the following categories:

  • Bringing the Text to Life >> Cutting-edge material designed to spark your creativity and help you write your sermon
  • Commentary >> An exegetical probe into the cultural, historical, grammatical and contextual meaning of the weekly pericope that provides a scholarly background for your sermon preparation
  • PowerPoint Presentations >> Linked to related articles, providing virtually everything you need to prepare compelling sermons, week after week
  • Animating Illustrations >> Insights, anecdotes, quotations and references to current events that dovetail with the sermon material or your preaching point
  • Children's Sermons >> Simple stories help you reach the smallest members of your congregation
  • Worship Resources >> Calls to worship, prayers, responsive readings and hymns relating to the Scripture theme that help create a worship experience that ties in seamlessly with your sermon
  • Preaching Column >> Ideas to help your preaching throughout the church year
  • Participation Pointers >> Will help you make your worship experience interactive and meaningful
  • Movie Clip Suggestions >> Ideas for using movie clips to support your sermon material - for every Sunday from a leading media expert

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