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The Lesson of the Locusts
Joel 2:1-2,12-17
The Lesson of the Locusts

The good people of Massachusetts recently suffered a massive invasion of "biblical" proportions.... more

When Failure Is an Option
Genesis 2:15-17;3:1-7
When Failure Is an Option

Some school districts want to take away the zero as a grading option.... more

The Devil's Clickbait
Matthew 4:1-11
The Devil's Clickbait

You won't believe what the devil said to Jesus, just after --... more

Abram and Lucy
Genesis 12:1-4a
Abram and Lucy

What can we learn from the study of our common spiritual ancestor?... more

Pardons Unlimited
Romans 5:1-11
Pardons Unlimited

Presidential pardons. As of August of last year, President Obama had issued 562 commutations (a record), but only 70 pardons (also a record).... more

Know the No's
Ephesians 5:8-14
Know the No's

Product marketers know that simply telling people what is in the product is not enough. People will more readily buy something if they're happy about what is not in the product!... more

Innovating to Zero Sin
Romans 8:6-11
Innovating to Zero Sin

Bill Gates told a TED audience that it's not enough to do better. We need to "innovate to zero."... more

Kings, Colts, Crowds, Cloaks and Kenosis
Philippians 2:5-11
Kings, Colts, Crowds, Cloaks and Kenosis

Writing in Scientific American, Tim Lomas explores the "magic" of untranslatable words. He starts by listing 216 such words. The list now stands at 601. But one word is missing: kenosis.... more

A Grave Solution
Colossians 3:1-4
A Grave Solution

Some big cities have a cemetery problem. There’s not enough space to bury the dead. So, grave-sharing is a new approach that’s gaining momentum. ... more

No Memorial Needed
Matthew 28:1-10
No Memorial Needed

Many states are struggling with what to do about all the roadside memorials to those who have died in car crashes.... more

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  • 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
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  • Participation Pointers >> Will help you make your worship experience interactive and meaningful
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