Resources on Matthew L. Skinner

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Preaching During Lent Article by Matthew L. Skinner https://www.workingpreacher.org/theology-and-interpretation/preaching-during-lent Article by Matthew L. Skinner Topics: Lent , Longing , Discipleship , Preaching Source: Working Preacher Matt Skinner persuades preachers to refocus their Lenten preaching on Jesus and his partnership with humanity. Exegeting Text and People Audio/Video by Matthew L. Skinner https://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=2483 Audio/Video by Matthew L. Skinner Topics: Sermon , Preaching , Preparation , Homiletics Source: Working Preacher In this video, Matt Skinner talks about moving from text to sermon, noting the need to exegete your audience just as much as you exegete the text. (Length: 04:05) The Preacher as Student Practical How-To by Matthew L. Skinner https://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=1678 Practical How-To by Matthew L. Skinner Topics: Scripture , Study , Sources , Preaching Source: Working Preacher In this article, Skinner offers encouragement, reasoning, and ideas (i.e. teaming up with colleagues and building a library) for pastors to continue in and hone their biblical scholarship. On Why People Give Money to Their Church Article by Matthew L. Skinner http://day1.org/6839-matthew_skinner_on_why_people_give_money_to_their_church Article by Matthew L. Skinner Topics: Money , Church , Prosperity , Gospel Source: Day1 This article discusses the at times uncomfortable subject of giving and gives scriptural and theological insights about financial contribution, while poking holes in the "health-and-wealth" gospel. Preaching Advent Texts Audio/Video by Matthew L. Skinner https://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=2171 Audio/Video by Matthew L. Skinner Topics: Advent , History of Redemption , Exegesis , Second Coming Source: Working Preacher This short video from Matt Skinner discusses the "Fun" of preaching advent texts. Advent texts are surprising, about the future, and about the expectation of the incarnation. Theological Expertise in the Digital Age Article by Matthew L. Skinner http://day1.org/3569-theological_expertise_in_the_digital_age Article by Matthew L. Skinner Topics: Pastoral leadership , Technology , Bible , Interpretation Source: Day1 This blog post explores how the use of technology and the dispensing of digitally-delivered information affects communities of faith, the authority of experts, and Biblical interpretation. Parables in Matthew and Luke Commentary/Exegesis by Matthew L. Skinner https://www.enterthebible.org/resourcelink.aspx?rid=1477 Commentary/Exegesis by Matthew L. Skinner Topics: Matthew , Parables , Jesus , Teaching Source: Enter the Bible Jesus' parables in Matthew and Luke are the focus of this brief video of Matthew Skinner, who encourages us to truly understand the parables' function. Preaching Familiar Lectionary Texts Audio/Video by Matthew L. Skinner https://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=2176 Audio/Video by Matthew L. Skinner Topics: Preaching , Lectionary , Sermon , Listening to God Source: Working Preacher In this video, Matt Skinner discusses the challenges of preaching familiar texts from the lectionary, and offers some strategies for preaching them anew. (Length 2:49) Understanding Jesus' Strange Good News Article by Matthew L. Skinner http://day1.org/2849-matthew_skinner_the_parables_understanding_jesus_strange_good_news Article by Matthew L. Skinner Topics: Parables , Jesus , God's Will , Words Source: Day1 Matthew Skinner reflects on Jesus' often wacky, weird words, like the parables. But if these parables are slightly "off" it's because they challenge us to see the difference between the status quo and God's desires. Surprise! Audio/Video by Matthew L. Skinner https://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=2172 Audio/Video by Matthew L. Skinner Topics: Easter , Resurrection , Holy Week , Sermon Source: Working Preacher In this video, Matthew Skinner says that, with more and more people skipping Holy Week services, Easter preaching requires pastors to include some of the surprise felt at the empty tomb. (Length: 2:43) Jesus & Banquets Commentary/Exegesis by Matthew L. Skinner http://www.enterthebible.org/blog.aspx?m=3783&post=2860 Commentary/Exegesis by Matthew L. Skinner Topics: Food , Jesus , Hospitality , Luke Source: Enter the Bible In this video, Matt Skinner talks about Jesus and banquets. Meals, in the Gospel of Luke, are occasions for transformation, confrontation, and Jesus' pronouncements about individuals and ministry. Who Is My Neighbor? Commentary/Exegesis by Matthew L. Skinner http://www.enterthebible.org/blog.aspx?m=3783&post=3169 Commentary/Exegesis by Matthew L. Skinner Topics: Parables , Neighbor , Jesus Source: Enter the Bible In this video, Matt Skinner discusses the context of the Samaritan parable in Luke 10. Watch to learn how Jesus uses this parable to respond to the question, "Who is my neighbor?" Preaching the Children's Sermon Audio/Video by Matthew L. Skinner https://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=2174 Audio/Video by Matthew L. Skinner Topics: Children/youth , Intergenerational issues , Sermon , Preaching Source: Working Preacher In this video, Matt Skinner talks about the challenges and opportunities in preaching children's sermons. (Length: 4:03) “They’ll Know We Are Christians By...” Article by Matthew L. Skinner https://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=1680 Article by Matthew L. Skinner Topics: Cultures , Oppression , Politics , Violence Source: Working Preacher The author Matt Skinner discusses the conflict between Christians and Muslims in Nigeria as an insightful call to better understanding early Christianity and the gospel's call to peace. Opening the Gospel Commentary/Exegesis by Matthew L. Skinner http://www.enterthebible.org/blog.aspx?m=3783&post=2690 Commentary/Exegesis by Matthew L. Skinner Topics: Luke , Gospel , Faith , Spiritual Growth Source: Enter the Bible In this video, Matt Skinner talks about the beginning of the Gospel of Luke, and how this gospel is telling a constructive story to build up people's faith. Sermon Ideas for Matthew 14:13-21 Audio/Video by Karoline M. Lewis https://www.workingpreacher.org/podcasts/brainwave-011-lectionary-texts-for-3-august-2008 Audio/Video by Karoline M. Lewis Topics: Hope , Exegesis , Lectionary , Sermon Source: Working Preacher A podcast Matthew 14:13-21, Genesis 32:33-31, Isaiah 55:1-5, and Romans 9:1-5 discussing the power of hope in Isaiah and the feeding of the 5,000. Also contains a discussion of Jacob's infamous wrestling match. Good and Evil in Matthew 13 Audio/Video by Rolf Jacobson https://www.workingpreacher.org/podcasts/brainwave-184-lectionary-texts-for-the-17th-of-july-2011 Audio/Video by Rolf Jacobson Topics: Faith , Discipline , Judgment , Discernment Source: Working Preacher Where, why, and how does evil persist? In this podcast, the Parable of the Weeds in Matthew 13 is presented as an important way to think about this hard question. Views on Gender Roles Commentary/Exegesis by Matthew L. Skinner http://day1.org/5482-matthew_skinner_the_careless_biblical_interpretation_behind_justin_lookadoos_views_on_gender Commentary/Exegesis by Matthew L. Skinner Topics: Culture , Sexism , Women , Gender Source: Day1 Matthew Skinner offers one way to make sense of the injunctions against women speaking in 1 Timothy 2:8-14: the commands lose credibility because of their dependence on outdated social conventions and because of other biblical affirmations. Reading and Preaching Matthew Audio/Video by Karoline M. Lewis https://www.workingpreacher.org/podcasts/brainwave-150-special-edition-on-preaching-from-the-gospel-according-to-matthew Audio/Video by Karoline M. Lewis Topics: Matthew , Writing , Sermon Source: Working Preacher This podcast discusses the themes, nuances, and settings of the entire book of Matthew in preparing for a season of preaching from the gospel in the upcoming weeks. Anti-Judaism in Christian Teaching and Preaching Article by Matthew L. Skinner https://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=1677 Article by Matthew L. Skinner Topics: Congregational Flourishing , Preparation , Language , Sermon Source: Working Preacher Care should be taken to avoid anti-Jewish statements in sermons. This article points out the subtle ways that sermons can misrepresent or show disdain for Judaism.

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