Resources on Karoline M Lewis

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Disciples Aren't Greater Than Article by Karoline M Lewis https://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2015-09/disciples-arent-greater Article by Karoline M Lewis Topics: Humility , Pride Source: The Christian Century In this blog, Karoline M. Lewis reflects on Mark 9:30-37 and challenges the notion of "greater than" in the Kingdom of God, admonishing the reader that such suggestions diminish others. And the Gospel Is? Hospitality Sermon Starter/Outline by Karoline M Lewis https://www.workingpreacher.org/dear-working-preacher/and-the-gospel-is-hospitality Sermon Starter/Outline by Karoline M Lewis Topics: Hospitality , Discipleship , Sermon , Preaching Source: Working Preacher Karoline Lewis' article on Mark 6:1-13 explores both our discomfort in receiving hospitality and how to practice "the kind of hospitality that Jesus lived." Preaching Within the Season Element of Worship by Karoline M Lewis https://www.workingpreacher.org/worship/preaching-within-the-season-pentecost Element of Worship by Karoline M Lewis Topics: Pentecost , Resurrection , Kingdom of God , Ordinary Time Source: Working Preacher Karoline Lewis encourages preachers to embrace the message of Pentecost and carry it into the ordinary time of the summer months, making them extraordinary. Helping Women Preachers Find Their Voice Practical How-To by Karoline M Lewis http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/karoline-lewis-on-helping-new-preachers-find-their-voice Practical How-To by Karoline M Lewis Topics: Preaching , Gender , Feminism , Homiletics Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship For beginning preachers, says Karoline M. Lewis in this interview, finding one's authentic voice requires deep self-reflection in a supportive, respectful context. Lewis explores how this challenge unfolds, especially for women. Preaching Within the Season Element of Worship by Karoline M Lewis https://www.workingpreacher.org/worship/preaching-within-the-season-easter Element of Worship by Karoline M Lewis Topics: Easter , Dying and Rising with Christ , Resurrection , Daily Living Source: Working Preacher Karoline Lewis looks at the Gospel readings for the six Sundays after Easter, writing that the resurrection of Christ is not only an assurance of our future hope, but also an integral part of on-going life. The Identity of the Incarnated Word Commentary/Exegesis by Karoline M Lewis https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/second-sunday-of-christmas-2/commentary-on-john-11-9-10-18-5 Commentary/Exegesis by Karoline M Lewis Topics: Christmas , Jesus , Identity , Gospel Source: Working Preacher Karoline Lewis's commentary on John 1:1-18 discusses how John presents Jesus as both God's child and "God revealing God's self" in a new way. Focusing on God's "bosom," Lewis reveals the "beloved disciple's" identity as us. Exorcisms for Our Day Article by Karoline M Lewis https://www.workingpreacher.org/dear-working-preacher/exorcisms-for-our-day Article by Karoline M Lewis Topics: Preaching , God's Presence , Doubt , Unbelief Source: Working Preacher Karoline Lewis says that Jesus' first act of public ministry in Mark, an exorcism (Mark 1:21-28), signifies God's presence in "the places and spaces where it seems God could never be." A Prologue for the New Year Article by Karoline M Lewis https://www.workingpreacher.org/dear-working-preacher/a-prologue-for-the-new-year Article by Karoline M Lewis Topics: Christmas , Jesus , New Year , Discipleship Source: Working Preacher Karoline Lewis says that the prologue to John's gospel (John 1:1-18) is a Christmas gift that invites us to develop a prologue of themes and directions for our own lives in relation to God. A Good Day to Be Born Article by Karoline M Lewis https://www.workingpreacher.org/dear-working-preacher/a-good-day-to-be-born Article by Karoline M Lewis Topics: Christmas , Incarnation , Birth , Jesus Source: Working Preacher Karoline Lewis suggests that "one way to preach the meaning of Jesus’ birth is to preach that it gives meaning to our own." Jesus' birth speaks of both the joy and the fragility of new life. Family Matters Sermon Starter/Outline by Karoline M Lewis https://www.workingpreacher.org/dear-working-preacher/family-matters Sermon Starter/Outline by Karoline M Lewis Topics: Family , Quarrelsomeness , Church , Relationship Source: Working Preacher Karoline Lewis' article on Mark 3:20-35 discusses how families, churches, and communities can become divided, and she reflects on the challenge of pursuing reconciliation. Gradual Confession Commentary/Exegesis by Karoline M Lewis https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2008-08/gradual-confession Commentary/Exegesis by Karoline M Lewis Topics: Confession , Christ , Peter , Messiah Source: The Christian Century Karoline M. Lewis says each believer must offer a personal reply to Jesus’ question, “Who do you say that I am?” in Matthew 16:13-20. Confessing Jesus as Messiah involves the process of discipleship, death and resurrection. Presence in the Present Article by Karoline M Lewis https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2011-03/sunday-april-10-2011 Article by Karoline M Lewis Topics: Resurrection , Eternal life , Lent , Easter Source: The Christian Century In this article on John 11-12:10, Karoline M. Lewis maintains that the resurrection of Lazarus is not only a sign of a future eternal life, but also a promise of life with Jesus in the present. The Risky Business of Bearing Fruit Sermon Starter/Outline by Karoline M Lewis https://www.workingpreacher.org/dear-working-preacher/the-risky-business-of-bearing-fruit Sermon Starter/Outline by Karoline M Lewis Topics: Fruit of the Spirit , Maturity , Spirituality, piety, devotion , Sanctification, holiness Source: Working Preacher How can we bear fruit? The bearing of fruit depends on dependence, says Karoline Lewis in this reflection on John 15:1-8. The Necessity of Three Sermon Starter/Outline by Karoline M Lewis https://www.workingpreacher.org/dear-working-preacher/the-necessity-of-three Sermon Starter/Outline by Karoline M Lewis Topics: Trinity , Trinity Sunday , John , Sermon Source: Working Preacher For Holy Trinity Sunday, Karoline Lewis reflects on the significance of the number three and shares her insights on how we should view Trinity. Throne Mentality for the Reign of Christ Sermon Starter/Outline by Karoline M Lewis https://www.workingpreacher.org/dear-working-preacher/throne-mentality Sermon Starter/Outline by Karoline M Lewis Topics: Thanksgiving , Christ the King Sunday , King , Kingdom of God Source: Working Preacher In this reflection on Ephesians 1:15-23 and Christ the King Sunday, Karoline Lewis writes that the kingdom of God will come regardless, but our thankful participation makes a real difference in the world. The Courage to Ask Article by Karoline M Lewis https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2015-08/september-20-25th-sunday-ordinary-time Article by Karoline M Lewis Topics: Faith , Truthfulness , Truth , Courage Source: The Christian Century Karoline Lewis engages the disciples' fear of questioning Jesus as he again foretells his death in Mark 9:30-32, and encourages Christians to ask and engage in dialogue because "courage to ask is a mark of discipleship."... Against Passion Sunday Article by Karoline M Lewis https://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2011-04/against-passion-sunday Article by Karoline M Lewis Topics: Palm Sunday , Praise , Christian Calendar Source: The Christian Century Should we try to hold the palms and the passion together in a single service? In this reflection, Karoline Lewis advocates for Palm Sunday over Passion Sunday, arguing that we need Palm Sunday's moments of praise.... Stumbling Blocks Everywhere Article by Karoline M Lewis https://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2015-09/stumbling-blocks-everywhere Article by Karoline M Lewis Topics: Faith , Faithfulness , Jesus Source: The Christian Century A reflection by Karoline Lewis on stumbling blocks and Jesus' definition of faith, and Jesus tells us that faith is hard. Spirit Feelings Sermon Starter/Outline by Karoline M Lewis https://www.workingpreacher.org/dear-working-preacher/spirit-feelings Sermon Starter/Outline by Karoline M Lewis Topics: Sermon , Holy Spirit , Preaching , Pentecost Source: Working Preacher In this article, Karoline Lewis reflects on sensing the movement of the Holy Spirit and how it relates to the sermon writing process. Joyful Sadness Sermon (Complete) by Karoline M Lewis http://asermonforeverysunday.com/sermons/b25-the-seventh-sunday-of-easter-year-b Sermon (Complete) by Karoline M Lewis Topics: Prayer , Joy , Sorrow , Grace Source: A Sermon for Every Sunday Karoline Lewis preaches on prayer from John 17:6-19, in a sermon titled "Joyful Sadness."