Cope with avoiding the “deeper things” by sharing what each of us is doing to make life better in our daily places. Avoid the separation of worship and life by, each Sunday, “putting” your present concerns “into” the bread that is offered, blessed, broken, and given.
Sermons and Presentations
Ideas for preaching and presenting about member mission.
The process of Member Mission gives some practical ways to think about how the church can better support ALL its members in their daily missions.
Church evaluation by the “market” or by the mission?
“A single sheet for discussion groups.
Halloween, as many of you may know, has roots in older, darker traditions than the Christian faith …
Helping members to see mission and missionary as good words and see themselves on mission 24/7/365.
Three sections: SSJE member Fr. Benson re what to center on; God’s mission has a church, not vice versa; and mission is what we are all about. [Correct spelling of Newbigin not Newbigen]
A Talk; Shared values build a society; self-interest does not; secular language for “common good” or “love your neighbor.”day, July 3, 2013. It’s worth pondering that the 19 firefighters who died Sunday battling a huge wildfire near Prescott, Arizona, presumably were motivated by something other than rational self-interest. Like the first-responders to 9/11 and other […]
When deciding what to do about gun violence, be guided by putting children, not politics first.
The last paragraph lists questions for the preacher can ask herself.