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Preaching Baptism through Lent Article about Preaching by Melinda Quivik https://www.workingpreacher.org/worship/preaching-baptism-through-lent Article about Preaching by Melinda Quivik Topics: Lent , Dying and Rising with Christ , Baptism , Sacraments Source: Working Preacher Melinda Quivik's article suggests Lent is the opportune time for congregations to think about their baptismal identity. Preaching the baptismal character of life in Christ helps congregants better understand the foundational nature of baptism itself. Using Personal Stories in Preaching Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Melinda Quivik https://www.workingpreacher.org/videos/preaching-moment-160-melinda-quivik Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Melinda Quivik Topics: Humility , Preaching , Sermon , Pastor Source: Working Preacher Melinda Quivik's video proposes a test: if a preacher's story makes the preacher look like a hero, or if it causes the congregation to be concerned about the preacher, it will overshadow the word of God. Journey Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Melinda Quivik https://www.workingpreacher.org/videos/preaching-moment-73-melinda-quivik Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Melinda Quivik Topics: Preparation , Sermon , Video Source: Working Preacher Melinda Quivik invites the preacher to take the congregation on a journey through preaching with the text. The Priority of Preaching Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Melinda Quivik https://www.workingpreacher.org/videos/preaching-moment-009-melinda-quivik Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Melinda Quivik Topics: Study , Preparation , Exegesis , Sermon Source: Working Preacher Melinda Quivik affirms that preaching is central to what a pastor does. It is powerful when people "get to listen to somebody talk who has spent the whole week just bathing in the word of God." Preaching and Worship in Lent Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Melinda Quivik https://www.workingpreacher.org/worship/preaching-and-worship-in-lent Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Melinda Quivik Topics: Lent , Worship , Paradox , Worship Planning Source: Working Preacher In this article, Melinda Quivik offers worship planning and preaching suggestions for Lent, to capture the Christian paradox of the seriousness of Lent but not dampen the joy for the gospel news of Jesus Christ. Learn to waste time Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Melinda Quivik https://www.workingpreacher.org/videos/preaching-moment-030-melinda-quivik Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Melinda Quivik Topics: Sermon , Preparation , Time , Power Source: Working Preacher Melinda Quivik explains how pastors need to have enough time to work on the words of God which has the power to change people. Preaching Christmas Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Melinda Quivik https://www.workingpreacher.org/worship/preaching-christmas-year-c Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Melinda Quivik Topics: Christmas , Incarnation , Worship Planning Source: Working Preacher In this Christmas sermon starter, Melinda Quivik offers three truths that drastically change our perception of reality: Ideas and matter exist together, truth is not separate from the material, and the Incarnation honors flesh. A Journey Through Advent Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Melinda Quivik https://www.workingpreacher.org/worship/preaching-luke-through-advent-year-c Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Melinda Quivik Topics: Advent , God's Love , God's Provision , God's Deliverance Source: Working Preacher In this Advent preaching guide, Melinda Quivik explains a larger, two-part theme in Luke's stories surrounding Christ's birth: the incapacities humanity knows in life; and the love God declares for us in Jesus. Preaching Moment Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Melinda Quivik https://www.workingpreacher.org/videos/preaching-moment-132-melinda-quivik Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Melinda Quivik Topics: Preaching , Bible , Worship Planning , Video Source: Working Preacher In this video, Melinda Quivik talks about the enormity of the biblical witness and argues that worship is at the centre of the biblical story and the church's life. Preaching and Self-Care Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Melinda Quivik https://www.workingpreacher.org/videos/preaching-moment-171-melinda-quivik Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Melinda Quivik Topics: Preaching , Preparation , Creativity , Mental health Source: Working Preacher In this video, Melinda Quivik reflects on the discipline required for true self-care, which results in better preaching. (Length 3:55) The Preacher as "God-Observer" Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Melinda Quivik https://www.workingpreacher.org/videos/preaching-moment-197-melinda-quivik Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Melinda Quivik Topics: Preaching , Congregation , Sermon Source: Working Preacher In this video, Melinda Quivik says preaching is aided when one sees how the Holy Spirit moves and what Christ is doing in parishioners’ lives. Is it Really True? Article about Preaching by Melinda Quivik https://www.workingpreacher.org/videos/preaching-moment-220-melinda-quivik Article about Preaching by Melinda Quivik Topics: Preaching , Congregation , Sermon , Truth Source: Working Preacher In this video, Melinda Quivik encourages preachers to ask, "Is that really true?" for their sermons. Is it the gospel? Is it true for all sorts of different people? (Length: 02:54) The Deeply Felt Word Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Melinda Quivik https://www.workingpreacher.org/videos/preaching-moment-264-melinda-quivik Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Melinda Quivik Topics: Faith , Preaching , Pastoral leadership , Gospel Source: Working Preacher Are preachers born or made? In a brief video interview Melinda Quivik addresses this question and also talks about the importance of delivering a word that is deeply felt and life-giving. Commentary on Ephesians 5:15-20 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Melinda Quivik https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-20-2/commentary-on-ephesians-515-20 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Melinda Quivik Topics: Thanksgiving , Wisdom , Time , Ephesians Source: Working Preacher Melinda Quivik’s commentary on Ephesians 5:15-20 reflects on living wisely, paying attention to how time is spent, and the knowledge of God leading one to thankfulness. The crucifixion of Jesus Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Melinda Quivik https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/good-friday/commentary-on-john-181-1942-7 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Melinda Quivik Topics: Jesus , Gospel , John , Crucifixion Source: Working Preacher Melinda Quivik reflects on Jesus' betrayal, crucifixion, and burial from John 18-19. She raises "thorny questions" about who Jesus is and why he was crucified. Commentary on Isaiah 6:1-8 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Melinda Quivik https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/the-holy-trinity-2/commentary-on-isaiah-61-8-3 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Melinda Quivik Topics: Trinity , Holiness , Isaiah , Worship Source: Working Preacher Melinda Quivik’s commentary on Isaiah 6:1-8 explores how this text is connected with the doctrine of the trinity as well as elements of worship and liturgy. The conundrum of the incarnation Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Melinda Quivik https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/christmas-day-nativity-of-our-lord-iii/commentary-on-john-11-14-5 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Melinda Quivik Topics: Incarnation , Paradox Source: Working Preacher Melinda Quivik's commentary on John 1:1-14 emphasizes the mystery of the incarnation, the two truths that God is beyond the world and God is in the world, and implications for our valuing the world. Commentary on Genesis 3:8-15 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Melinda Quivik https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-10-2/commentary-on-genesis-38-15-2 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Melinda Quivik Topics: Fear , Creation , Adam , Original Sin Source: Working Preacher Melinda Quivik’s commentary on Genesis 3:8-15 warns against archaic readings of the text and contrasts the manner in which the first humans cast blame with the way of Jesus redefined relationships. Foot-washing as a Metaphor for Confession Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Melinda Quivik https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/maundy-thursday/commentary-on-john-131-17-31b-35-7 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Melinda Quivik Topics: Love , Repentance , Sin , Maundy Thursday Source: Working Preacher Melinda Quivik’s Maundy Thursday reflection on John 13:1-17, 31b-35 examines how Jesus washing the disciples’ feet symbolizes God hearing one’s sins and forgiving them which requires discomfort and exposure. Put on the whole armor of God Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Melinda Quivik https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-21-2/commentary-on-ephesians-610-20 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Melinda Quivik Topics: Evil , Prayer , Power , Community Source: Working Preacher Commenting on Ephesians 6:10-20, Melinda Quivik observes that although some Christians are uncomfortable with military imagery, the powers of evil are real. The spiritual resources of the armor of God are needed to stand against evil.