Resources on Lillian Daniel

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The Poor Are Not Lucky Devotional by Lillian Daniel http://day1.org/3414-lillian_daniel_the_poor_are_not_lucky Devotional by Lillian Daniel Topics: Poverty , Generosity , Jesus , Wealth and poverty Source: Day1 Lillian Daniel wrote this devotional on Mark 4:24-26. Jesus, in this passage, is promoting generosity so that more generosity will occur. The excuse to not give financial/materially, is often to give of self. The lectionary is great. Except when it's not. Article by Lillian Daniel https://www.faithandleadership.com/lillian-daniel-lectionary-great-except-when-its-not Article by Lillian Daniel Topics: Preaching , Scripture , Lectionary , Sermon Source: Faith and Leadership With a sense of humor and irony, Lillian Daniel reflects on pros and cons of preaching from the lectionary. It is usually helpful but there are good reasons for sometimes departing from it. Conversation with Barbara Lundblad Audio/Video by Lillian Daniel http://day1.org/1692-conversation_with_barbara_lundblad__30_good_minutes_interview Audio/Video by Lillian Daniel Topics: Hospitality , Humility , Jesus , Persons Source: Day1 Lillian Daniel and Daniel Pawlus interview Barbara Lundblad about forming welcoming communities for people with disabilities. Barbara Lundblad encourages congregations to actually engage people with disabilities as people and partners in ministry. My Multifaith Moment at Marshall’s Book Quote by Lillian Daniel http://day1.org/7743-lillian_daniel_my_multifaith_moment_at_marshalls Book Quote by Lillian Daniel Topics: Prayer , Evangelism , Love your neighbor , Religion Source: Day1 In describing her encounter with a Sikh man, Lillian Daniel recalls how regret for her condescending promise to pray for him prompted her to apologize for herself and for other Christians who may have offended him. Caution: Contents May Be Hot Sermon Starter/Outline by Lillian Daniel https://www.religion-online.org/article/caution-contents-may-be-hot-matthew-51-12/ Sermon Starter/Outline by Lillian Daniel Topics: Beatitudes , Power Source: Religion Online Reflecting on Matthew 5:1-12, Lillian Daniel points out our tendency to ignore more difficult teachings in the Beatitudes. She explains how "Blessed are the meek" is often misused and how the meek can also be powerful. Mammas, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Pastors Article by Lillian Daniel https://www.faithandleadership.com/blog/04-15-2009/lillian-daniel-mammas-dont-let-your-babies-grow-be-pastors Article by Lillian Daniel Topics: Family , Pastoral leadership , Humor , Video Source: Faith and Leadership After watching a video parody which features a hard working pastor and his patient wife, Lillian Daniel feels greater appreciation for what the pastor’s family puts up with. Let's Not Meet in a Restaurant Sermon Illustration by Lillian Daniel http://day1.org/6304-lillian_daniel_lets_not_meet_in_a_restaurant Sermon Illustration by Lillian Daniel Topics: Hospitality , Friendship , Daily Living , Silence Source: Day1 Lillian Daniel often meets her friends in crowded places. Sharing a story of inmates, she wonders if the best conversations happen in quieter places. Could be used as an illustration for sermons on silence or hospitality. An Office Blessing Devotional by Lillian Daniel http://day1.org/4326-lillian_daniel_an_office_blessing Devotional by Lillian Daniel Topics: Blessing , Prayer , Work , Labor/management Source: Day1 When was the last time you blessed your office? Lillian Daniel encourages workers to formally bless their workplaces and includes a suggested prayer based on Colossians 3:23. The After Tax Blessing Sermon Illustration by Lillian Daniel http://day1.org/4343-lillian_daniel_the_after_tax_blessing Sermon Illustration by Lillian Daniel Topics: Blessing , Tithing , Generosity Source: Day1 This short reflection on 2 Corinthians 8:1-7 by Lillian Daniel reflects on the nature of generosity. The Importance of Being with Friends Sermon Illustration by Lillian Daniel http://day1.org/4683-lillian_daniel_the_importance_of_being_with_friends Sermon Illustration by Lillian Daniel Topics: Parables , Jesus , Friendship , Community Source: Day1 Lillian Daniel notes that ours is not the first generation to call Jesus friend but not make time for him in our lives. Her point? True friends make time, not excuses, when called upon for fellowship.... Foolish Belonging: Turning to Christ Commentary/Exegesis by Lillian Daniel https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2002-01/foolish-belonging Commentary/Exegesis by Lillian Daniel Topics: Church , Belonging , Jesus , Conflict Source: The Christian Century Acknowledging cross-cultural differences in self-worth and human belonging, Lillian Daniel writes on ecumenism and Paul's identification with Christ in this reflection on 1 Corinthians 1:10-18. Caution—Contents May Be Hot Commentary/Exegesis by Lillian Daniel https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2002-01/caution-contents-may-be-hot Commentary/Exegesis by Lillian Daniel Topics: Beatitudes , Blessing , Persecution , Power Source: The Christian Century Exploring the power-reversal implications of the meek being "blessed" in Matthew 5:1-12, Lillian Daniel suggests that the beatitudes can motivate persons to seek communal action that results in better conditions on earth. Grand Introductions Devotional by Lillian Daniel https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2002-01/grand-introductions Devotional by Lillian Daniel Topics: Names , Identity , Isaiah Source: The Christian Century Isaiah 49:9-7 and John 1:29-42 are full of introductions. Lillian Daniel wonders, "What if we asked more of one another in our introductions? What if we skipped the world’s definitions and moved instead to God’s?" An Honest Prayer Devotional by Lillian Daniel http://day1.org/6312-lillian_daniel_an_honest_prayer Devotional by Lillian Daniel Topics: Prayer , Honesty Source: Day1 Lillian Daniel offers a story of an intern's struggle to a pronounce a name during prayer to remind us that God wants honest prayers as exhibited by Psalm 17:1-9. Church Is the Home of the No-cut Audition Sermon Illustration by Lillian Daniel http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2009/february/3020209.html Sermon Illustration by Lillian Daniel Topics: Church , Community , Service , Care Source: Preaching Today Lillian Daniel's sermon illustration discusses why the church accommodates all who want to serve, even if they appear to be poor matches for the roles. This illustration suits Romans 12:5 and 1 Peter 3:8. Busy, Busy, Busy Article by Lillian Daniel https://www.faithandleadership.com/sermons/busy-busy-busy Article by Lillian Daniel Topics: Easter , Awareness of God , Gratitude , Thanksgiving Source: Faith and Leadership The story of Mary Magdalene at the tomb illustrates the importance of taking the time to live as we say we want to live. Daffodils and the Life of Faith Sermon Illustration by Lillian Daniel http://day1.org/3648-dr_lillian_daniel_daffodils_and_the_life_of_faith Sermon Illustration by Lillian Daniel Topics: Faith , Faithfulness , Tradition Source: Day1 Lillian Daniel draws a powerful life lesson from a story from her youth about her mother's daffodils. Uneasy Friendship Commentary/Exegesis by Lillian Daniel https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2009-02/uneasy-friendship Commentary/Exegesis by Lillian Daniel Topics: Family , Friendship , Jesus , Peter Source: The Christian Century A reflection on Mark 8:31-38 about the friendship between Jesus and Peter. Our Planet Article by Lillian Daniel https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2009-02/our-planet Article by Lillian Daniel Topics: Covenant , Environment , Nature Source: The Christian Century In Genesis 9:17-18, "God was not promising to eliminate natural disasters. But perhaps God was trying to put into some perspective the ones that would come." The Brain's Brief Moment Sermon Starter/Outline by Lillian Daniel http://day1.org/6055-lillian_daniel_the_brains_brief_moment Sermon Starter/Outline by Lillian Daniel Topics: Aging , Wisdom , Church , Holy Spirit Source: Day1 Lillian Daniel's meditation on Proverbs 3:13 reflects on human brain development and the challenge of finding wisdom, reminding us that God provides us with resources beyond our own means.

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