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Lent and Love Sermon (Complete) by Eric D. Barreto http://day1.org/3799-dr_eric_barreto_lent_and_love_a_reflection_on_john_316 Sermon (Complete) by Eric D. Barreto Topics: Lent , Judgment , God's Love Source: Day1 Eric Barreto preaches the mystery and the miracle of John 3:16, which illustrates the depths of God’s love, but also God’s judgment. In this love and judgment, God reaches out to a world living in darkness. A Letter to the Church, the Site of Resurrected Life Commentary/Exegesis by Eric D. Barreto https://www.workingpreacher.org/preaching.aspx?commentary_id=2975 Commentary/Exegesis by Eric D. Barreto Topics: Community , Paul , Reconciliation , Resurrection Source: Working Preacher Eric Barreto offers commentary on Philemon 1:1-21, highlighting Paul's message to the church community where the gospel of resurrected life flourishes in resistance to an empire that would place us in rank according to social status. Prophetic Resistance Commentary/Exegesis by Eric D. Barreto http://day1.org/7602-on_scripture_prophetic_resistance_isaiah_215_by_eric_d_barreto Commentary/Exegesis by Eric D. Barreto Topics: Violence , Prophets , Politics , Advent Source: Day1 Originally written in the wake of the 2016 presidential election, Eric Barreto reflects on Isaiah 2:1-5, illuminating the prophet's call to resist the broken moral order in the name of God's good future. Where is the Kingdom of God? Audio/Video by Eric D. Barreto http://www.enterthebible.org/blog.aspx?m=3783&post=1274 Audio/Video by Eric D. Barreto Topics: Kingdom of God , Reign of God Source: Enter the Bible This podcast and article discusses God's kingdom, saying that God's kingdom is when God alone rules and when God's hopes for the world are fully present. The kingdom is here and everywhere. Did We Miss a Holiday? Article by Eric D. Barreto http://day1.org/3531-dr_eric_barreto_los_tres_reyes_did_we_miss_a_holiday Article by Eric D. Barreto Topics: Nativity , Faithfulness , Magi Source: Day1 In this essay, Eric Barreto discusses the historical context of the visit of the Magi in Matthew 2:1-12 to show how the faithfulness of the Magi is significant to the Nativity account. Which Gospel Is True? Audio/Video by Eric D. Barreto http://www.enterthebible.org/blog.aspx?m=3783&post=974 Audio/Video by Eric D. Barreto Topics: Source: Enter the Bible This podcast and article asks, "Which Gospel Is True?" It is central to the Christian faith that the Gospels are true, that the four Gospels are pivotal in how we hear the story of Jesus. Preaching Acts Article by Eric D. Barreto http://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=1735 Article by Eric D. Barreto Topics: Preaching , Worship Planning , Lectionary , Sermon Source: Working Preacher In this article, Eric Barreto makes a plea for preachers to rethink how they understand the place of Luke-Acts in the New Testament, and how they preach the book of Acts. Culture, Technology, and Shared Narratives can Influence Preaching Article by Eric D. Barreto http://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=1734 Article by Eric D. Barreto Topics: Culture , Preaching , Technology , Sermon Source: Working Preacher Using the television show "Lost" as an aid, Eric Barreto considers the ways in which culture, technology, and shared narratives can influence preaching. What Happened at Pentecost? Audio/Video by Eric D. Barreto http://www.enterthebible.org/blog.aspx?m=3783&post=2547 Audio/Video by Eric D. Barreto Topics: Pentecost , Diversity , Language , Holy Spirit Source: Enter the Bible This podcast and article discusses what happened at Pentecost. At Pentecost, God joins us in the midst of the messiness and the difficulties of speaking different languages, eating different foods, and living in different cultures. Except This Foreigner Article by Eric D. Barreto http://day1.org/7530-on_scripture_except_this_foreigner_luke_171119_by_eric_d_barreto Article by Eric D. Barreto Topics: Immigration , Foreigner , Home , Praise Source: Day1 In this article on Luke 17:11-19, Jesus asks "Was none of them found to return and give praise to God except this foreigner?" and in that question, opens to listeners a world of understanding. Preaching and Ethnic Diversity Article by Eric D. Barreto http://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=1742 Article by Eric D. Barreto Topics: Culture , Unity , Scripture , Diversity Source: Working Preacher In this article, Eric Barreto suggests preaching with, toward, and in ethnic diversity, noting that “God has created human diversity as a gift to be treasured not an obstacle to be overcome.” Finding God in the Middle of Nowhere Audio/Video by Eric D. Barreto http://www.enterthebible.org/blog.aspx?m=3783&post=3658 Audio/Video by Eric D. Barreto Topics: Home Source: Enter the Bible This podcast and article discusses Acts 8:26-40, suggesting that if we follow God’s call to the middle of nowhere, we may find that God has already visited these strange places and made nowhere God’s home. Can We Talk? Article by Eric D. Barreto http://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=1739 Article by Eric D. Barreto Topics: Leadership , Sermon , Preaching , Congregation Source: Working Preacher Describing the nastiness of politics both outside and within the church, this article by Eric Barreto argues that preachers should model persuasive argumentation while remaining respectful and empathetic towards people who disagree with them. God's Justice Audio/Video by Eric D. Barreto http://www.enterthebible.org/blog.aspx?m=3783&post=3338 Audio/Video by Eric D. Barreto Topics: Justice , Immigration , Interpretation , Parables Source: Enter the Bible In this video, Eric Barreto provides insight on Matthew 20 -- the parable of the landowner and the day laborers -- and what it tells us about God’s justice. Can't We All Just Get Along? Sermon (Complete) by Eric D. Barreto http://day1.org/7835-eric_barreto_cant_we_all_just_get_along Sermon (Complete) by Eric D. Barreto Topics: Pentecost , Diversity , God's Will , Acts Source: Day1 Eric Barreto asks, based on the account in Acts 2:1-21, what would it mean for a church to be Pentecostal? We would seek out all kinds of people without requiring them to become like us. On Truth and Truthiness Article by Eric D. Barreto http://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=1736 Article by Eric D. Barreto Topics: Culture , Trust , Truthfulness , Scripture Source: Working Preacher In an age of skepticism and shifting truths, Eric Barreto suggests that one task of the preacher is to teach people how to read and discern Scripture, how to cultivate wisdom instead of simply attaining knowledge.... Jesus, Widows and Wealth Audio/Video by Eric D. Barreto http://www.enterthebible.org/blog.aspx?m=3783&post=3401 Audio/Video by Eric D. Barreto Topics: Power , Wealth and poverty , Money Source: Enter the Bible In this video, Eric Barreto talks about Jesus and widows in Luke 7 and 21. Wealth and possessions aren't just about money, but also about power. An Unexpected Faith Sermon (Complete) by Eric D. Barreto http://day1.org/4886-an_unexpected_faith Sermon (Complete) by Eric D. Barreto Topics: Faith , Grief , Hope Source: Day1 Eric Barreto explores the unexpected faith both of a Roman centurion and a grieving widow, and offers hope to all. Don’t Try This at Home Article by Eric D. Barreto http://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=1738 Article by Eric D. Barreto Topics: Sermon , Scripture , Preaching , Gospel Source: Working Preacher In this article, Eric Barreto challenges preachers to embrace some of the harder teachings of Jesus. Who Was Mary? Audio/Video by Eric D. Barreto http://www.enterthebible.org/blog.aspx?m=3783&post=2913 Audio/Video by Eric D. Barreto Topics: Mary , Faithfulness , Advent , Christmas Source: Enter the Bible In this video, Eric Barreto explores what the scripture says about Mary, mother of Jesus, at different points in her life. The Gospel of Luke paints Mary as a vibrant portrait of faithfulness.

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