Resources on David J. Lose

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When In Doubt, Listen Devotional by David J. Lose https://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2012-02/bts-title Devotional by David J. Lose Topics: Transfiguration , Doubt , Listening to God , Community Source: The Christian Century David J. Lose's commentary invites us to rethink transfiguration. Perhaps the story of Jesus being transfigured in Matthew 17:1-11 is just as much about us as it is about him, a call to listen to Jesus. Disappointed with God at Christmastime Service Outline by David J. Lose http://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=2911 Service Outline by David J. Lose Topics: Advent , Hope , The Poor , Despair Source: Working Preacher Picturing John the Baptist as an anxious, doubting, and despairing prisoner, David J. Lose's commentary on Matthew 11:2-11 discusses how Jesus' message of solidarity with the vulnerable can bring hope to people in "absolute need." Christ the King Article by David J. Lose http://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=1559 Article by David J. Lose Topics: Kingdom of God , Christ the King Sunday , King Source: Working Preacher Exploring Jesus' teachings about the Kingdom of God, this article by David J. Lose on Luke 23:33-43 describes how King Jesus defies our traditional ideas about kings and kingdoms. Preaching Thanksgiving Article by David J. Lose http://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=1514 Article by David J. Lose Topics: Awareness of God , Blessing , Gratitude , Thanksgiving Source: Working Preacher Explaining that genuine expressions of thankfulness are always voluntary, this article by David J. Lose on Luke 17:11-19 describes both the conditions of gratitude and the blessings gained by giving thanks. Foreground and Background Commentary/Exegesis by David J. Lose https://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2012-02/foreground-and-background Commentary/Exegesis by David J. Lose Topics: Faith , Politics , Election , Suffering Source: The Christian Century Reflecting on the Republican primaries in 2012, 2 Kings 5: 1–14, and Mark 1:40–45, David J. Lose laments how political spectacles overtake the foreground, while convictions fade to the background and the suffering are forgotten. Matthew's Version of the Incarnation, Part 2 Commentary/Exegesis by David J. Lose http://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=2973 Commentary/Exegesis by David J. Lose Topics: Christmas , Sorrow , Incarnation , Oppression Source: Working Preacher This commentary by David J. Lose on Matthew 2:13-23 discusses how the slaughter of the innocents reminds us that Jesus suffers alongside the victims "of unjust rulers and violence." Do You See What I See? Article by David J. Lose http://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=1567 Article by David J. Lose Topics: Awareness of God , Culture , Faith , Calling Source: Working Preacher Describing the failure of John the Baptist to see God working through Jesus' "mundane" ministry, this article by David J. Lose on Matthew 11:2-11 encourages ministers to help their congregants recognize God's activity outside of church. Lost Devotional by David J. Lose http://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=2737 Devotional by David J. Lose Topics: Parables , Sin, evil Source: Working Preacher Can you be righteous and still lost? This preacher's commentary on Jesus' parables in Luke 15:1-10 confronts us with "lost-ness" and the need we all share for God to search, sweep, and celebrate our being found.... Preaching the Prodigal Sermon Starter/Outline by David J. Lose http://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=2462 Sermon Starter/Outline by David J. Lose Topics: Parables , Repentance , Image of God , Relationship Source: Working Preacher Exploring various dimensions of the Prodigal Son story, this sermon starter/commentary by David J. Lose on Luke 15 encourages preachers to allow the parable to speak to listeners in obscurity. "Do Not Be Afraid" Article by David J. Lose http://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=3085 Article by David J. Lose Topics: Transfiguration , Courage , Resurrection , Fear Source: Working Preacher In this article, David J. Rose notes a central statement of the Gospel: "Do not be afraid." What if this is the heart of the matter, the statement enabling repentance and newness? Spiritual Life Down in the Valley Commentary/Exegesis by David J. Lose https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2012-01/sunday-february-19-2012 Commentary/Exegesis by David J. Lose Topics: Suffering , Prophets , Journey , Emotion Source: The Christian Century Reflecting on Deuteronomy 21:17, 2 Kings 2:1-12 and Mark 9:2-9, David J. Lose writes on serving God through mundane life, finding God through solidarity and receiving inspiration from the heights of spiritual encounter with God. Learning to Be Perfect Sermon Starter/Outline by David J. Lose http://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=1523 Sermon Starter/Outline by David J. Lose Topics: Sermon on the mount , Forgiveness , Grudge-bearing , Identity Source: Working Preacher David Lose reflects on one of the more difficult passages to hear: “Turn the other cheek...Love your enemies...Be perfect.” How can preachers encourage people to be the kind of people they are created to be? Full Text Hymns on David J. Lose The Moon And Stars Shall Lose Their LightPD
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Dogs and the Kingdom of God Article by David J. Lose http://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=1625 Article by David J. Lose Topics: Hospitality , Humility , Creativity , Diversity Source: Working Preacher David Lose discusses the interpretive challenges of Jesus' encounter with the Syrophoenician woman (Mark 7:24-30). The passage can make us "aware of the unexpected blessing and insight a stranger might bring to us." Preaching the Anti-King Commentary/Exegesis by David J. Lose http://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=1626 Commentary/Exegesis by David J. Lose Topics: Kingdom of God , Identity , Meaning of Life Source: Working Preacher David Lose comments on Mark 8:27-38: Jesus' call to his disciples to give up their lives in order to save them reveals the "inverted logic" of the Kingdom of God. Why Preach? Article by David J. Lose http://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=1469 Article by David J. Lose Topics: Faith , Preaching , God's Love Source: Working Preacher David Lose considers why we preach. In short, a good sermon announces God's love in a way which responds to the desperation of its audience. Learning to See Commentary/Exegesis by David J. Lose http://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=1590 Commentary/Exegesis by David J. Lose Topics: Awareness of God , Listening to God Source: Working Preacher David Lose encourages preachers to learn the patterns of biblical stories, arguing that Genesis 28 teaches us to notice and mark the presence of God in our lives. Life, Death, and the Task of Preaching Article by David J. Lose http://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=1512 Article by David J. Lose Topics: Death , Faith , Hope , Gospel Source: Working Preacher David Lose reflects on why preaching matters so much as he tells a story about a dear friend who passed away and attributed her keeping of the faith to his preaching. The Problem with John Article by David J. Lose http://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=1566 Article by David J. Lose Topics: Advent , Jesus , Nativity , Grace Source: Working Preacher David Lose explores how each gospel writer approaches John the Baptist, suggesting that "none of the four evangelists seems to know quite what to do with him." The "Adults-Only" Nativity Story Commentary/Exegesis by David J. Lose http://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=1509 Commentary/Exegesis by David J. Lose Topics: Epiphany , Fear , Incarnation , Gift Source: Working Preacher David Lose describes two versions of the story of the magi (Matthew 2), both true: the version that focuses on their gifts and adoration, and the version that deals with Herod's fear and resulting violence. Triumphal Entry to Easter Commentary/Exegesis by David J. Lose http://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=1546 Commentary/Exegesis by David J. Lose Topics: Lent , Palm Sunday , Leading Worship , Sermon Source: Working Preacher David Lose offers thoughts on how preachers can handle the long, complex readings of Palm Sunday, and help their people make the journey from the Triumphal Entry to Easter.

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