Resources on Mark Labberton

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The Hopeful Gift of Epiphany Audio/Video by Mark Labberton https://fullerstudio.fuller.edu/mark-labberton-2-corinthians-4/ Audio/Video by Mark Labberton Topics: Humility , Mercy , Hope , Ministry Source: Fuller Studio Mark Labberton's audio sermon on 2 Corinthians 4 discusses the need for Christian hope during chaotic times, humility, and Paul’s admonitions to “proclaim Jesus Christ as Lord.” Invitation to Something Larger Audio/Video by Mark Labberton http://www.theworkofthepeople.com/invitation-to-something-larger Audio/Video by Mark Labberton Topics: Church , Jesus , Kingdom of God , Video Source: The Work of the People Explaining that the Kingdom of God is an invitation to participate in something larger than ourselves, this video by Mark Labberton suggests that serving others allows one to break free of the constraints on one's world. Mesmerizing Rhythms of Idolatry Audio/Video by Mark Labberton https://fullerstudio.fuller.edu/mark-labberton-daniel-3/ Audio/Video by Mark Labberton Topics: Idolatry , Daniel Source: Fuller Studio Mark Labberton's audio sermon on Daniel 3 considers idolatry during the time of King Nebuchadnezzar, and subtle forms of idolatry in our present day. By grace we can be free from mesmerizing rhythms. Dangerous Worship Audio/Video by Mark Labberton http://www.theworkofthepeople.com/dangerous-worship Audio/Video by Mark Labberton Topics: Worship , Idolatry , Selfishness , Video Source: The Work of the People This video by Mark Labberton claims that worship that takes God seriously is dangerous; this worship is dangerous to our selfishness and our self-idolatry. Dangerous worship is disruptive and transformative. Living on Both Sides of the Comma Audio/Video by Mark Labberton https://fullerstudio.fuller.edu/living-on-both-sides-of-the-comma-mark-labberton/ Audio/Video by Mark Labberton Topics: Grief , Death , Fear Source: Fuller Studio Mark Labberton's sermon on 2 Corinthians 5:1–10 reflects on our fears about mortality, the idea that “death is but a comma”—and the conviction that God holds and values our lives both before and after that comma. Between Failure and Fraud Sermon Illustration by Mark Labberton http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2008/april/10041408.html Sermon Illustration by Mark Labberton Topics: Shame , Poverty , Awareness of God , God's Presence Source: Preaching Today Mark Labberton's story shows the importance of not listening to the culture's messages that would define us as "failure" or "fraud," but to God - illustrating Acts 9:1-22, Psalm 139:13-16, and other passages. The Final Word Audio/Video by Mark Labberton http://www.theworkofthepeople.com/the-final-word Audio/Video by Mark Labberton Topics: Suffering , Church , Sanctification, holiness , Video Source: The Work of the People If God is all good and all powerful, why is the Church so unchanged? That breaks Mark Labberton's heart, but he has hope that God is not finished with His work. Unplanned Blessings Audio/Video by Mark Labberton https://fullerstudio.fuller.edu/unplanned-blessings-mark-labberton/ Audio/Video by Mark Labberton Topics: Politics , Ascension , Hospitality , Blessing Source: Fuller Studio Mark Labberton reflects on the ascension in Luke 24:50-53, preaching on God meeting us in our incompleteness, a chaotic public culture, and receiving unplanned blessings that we can give to the world. Preaching in a Visual Age Audio/Video by Mark Labberton http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/symposium-2013-preaching-in-a-visual-age Audio/Video by Mark Labberton Topics: Preaching , Culture , Art Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship How do we bring the gospel word to people inundated by images? A panel discussion aimed to help paint a picture of what preaching the gospel might look like in a visual society. Exilic Living Audio/Video by Mark Labberton http://www.theworkofthepeople.com/exilic-living Audio/Video by Mark Labberton Topics: Love , Faithfulness , Video , Love your neighbor Source: The Work of the People Recognizing that living in exile means loving our enemies, this video featuring Mark Labberton draws on Matthew 5:43-48, describing our dependence on God in accomplishing the nearly impossible task of loving our enemies. Freedom Commentary/Exegesis by Mark Labberton https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2011-10/sunday-november-6-2011 Commentary/Exegesis by Mark Labberton Topics: Parables , Freedom , Time , Image of God Source: The Christian Century In Matthew 25:1-13, we learn that freedom is showing our readiness in action: loving God with all our heart, mind, soul, and strength, and loving our neighbors as ourselves. This is the essence of lamp-ready lives. Sermon Illustrations on Jesus Sermon Illustration by Kevin DeYoung https://thepastorsworkshop.com/sermon-illustrations-2/sermon-illustrations-jesus/ Sermon Illustration by Kevin DeYoung Topics: Jesus , Sermon , Gospel , Illustration Source: The Pastor's Workshop Our image and perception of Jesus is often shaped more by our personal needs, desires, and priorities than the gospels. These illustrations helps us grasp how views of Jesus can vary so wildly. Sermon Illustrations on the Kingdom of God Sermon Illustration by James Bryan Smith https://thepastorsworkshop.com/sermon-illustrations-2/sermon-illustrations-kingdom-of-god/ Sermon Illustration by James Bryan Smith Topics: Kingdom of God , Gospel , Illustration , Parables Source: The Pastor's Workshop This collection of sermon illustrations features quotes, thoughts, and insights about the kingdom of God from Emily P. Freeman, Walter Brueggemann, Scott McKnight, Henri Nouwen and others. The Long Arc of Transformation Sermon (Complete) by Mark Labberton https://fullerstudio.fuller.edu/the-long-arc-of-transformation-mark-labberton/ Sermon (Complete) by Mark Labberton Topics: Ministry , The Power of God , Change , Community Source: Fuller Studio In this audio sermon on 2 Corinthians 4:16-18, Mark Labberton reflects "on the need for communal practices that guide us in the long arc of being transformed into the likeness of Christ" through God's power. IRS Agent Serves as a Parable of the Church Sermon Illustration by Mark Labberton http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2015/september/3092815.html Sermon Illustration by Mark Labberton Topics: Parables , Evangelism , Body of Christ , Incarnation Source: Preaching Today This sermon illustration tells the story of a pastor who is helped by an IRS employee who became his advocate to remind us that God calls us not to be bureaucrats but to incarnate Christ. Sermon Illustrations on Character Sermon Illustration by Craig Groeschel https://thepastorsworkshop.com/sermon-illustrations-2/sermon-illustrations-character/ Sermon Illustration by Craig Groeschel Topics: Mother , Neighbor , Story , Faithfulness Source: The Pastor's Workshop Several sermon illustrations on character, including an account of the faithful Christian witness of John Stott, an example of love for one's enemy, and a man who experienced God's grace in prison. Of Continuity and Change Article by Mark Labberton https://fullerstudio.fuller.edu/of-continuity-and-change/ Article by Mark Labberton Topics: Vocation , God , Love , World Source: Fuller Studio Mark Labberton defines God's call in general in relation to the two great commandments: "The heart of God’s call is that we receive and live the love of God for us and for the world." Creating Thirst vs. Giving Answers Sermon Illustration by Mark Labberton http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2006/may/6050806.html Sermon Illustration by Mark Labberton Topics: Faith , Evangelism , Way of the Cross , Suffering Source: Preaching Today The good news of Jesus' saving grace is not something that can be summarized in a lesson. It will turn your life upside down. This sermon illustration warns of Christianity's countercultural demands. Who Is Sufficient For These Things? Sermon (Complete) by Mark Labberton https://fullerstudio.fuller.edu/who-is-sufficient-for-these-things-mark-labberton/ Sermon (Complete) by Mark Labberton Topics: Witness , Faith , Suffering , World Source: Fuller Studio In this podcast, Mark Labberton preaches on 2 Corinthians 2:14-17, reflecting on the aroma of Christ and the "great procession" of faith in the midst of overwhelming suffering around the world. (Length: 26:46) Fear and Faithfulness Sermon (Complete) by Mark Labberton https://fullerstudio.fuller.edu/fear-and-faithfulness-mark-labberton/ Sermon (Complete) by Mark Labberton Topics: Faith , Fear , Faithfulness , God's Presence Source: Fuller Studio In this podcast, Dr. Mark Labberton, president of Fuller Seminary, preaches on Isaiah 43, the vulnerabilities of being human, and a God who is with us in our fears. (Length 21:17)

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