Resources on Parker J. Palmer

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Heavenly Father, Heavenly Mother Element of Worship by Parker J. Palmer https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2013/07/lords-prayer-father-mother.html Element of Worship by Parker J. Palmer Topics: Prayer , Lord's Prayer , Peace , Provision Source: Re-Worship A contemporary version of the Lord’s Prayer written by Parker J. Palmer, who names God as both father and mother and emphasizes our longing for God's peace and provision. Loaves and Fishes Are Not Dead Sermon Illustration by Parker J. Palmer https://onbeing.org/blog/loaves-and-fishes-are-not-dead/ Sermon Illustration by Parker J. Palmer Topics: Goodness , Miracles , Time , Community Source: On Being Parker J. Palmer shares a story of travel gone bad and the catalyst for generosity, sharing, and making good on circumstances beyond one's control. Bringing Christmas Back Down to Earth Article by Parker J. Palmer https://onbeing.org/blog/bringing-christmas-back-down-to-earth/ Article by Parker J. Palmer Topics: Christmas , Love , Truthfulness , Truth Source: On Being This article by Parker J. Palmer is about returning the love to the marginalized in the Christmas season. This vision for a holiday celebration that does real and practical good for those around us. Worship Service Service Outline by Kyle Matthews http://www.baylor.edu/ifl/christianreflection/VocationworshipMatthews.pdf Service Outline by Kyle Matthews Topics: Calling/Vocation , Work , Labor , Gift Source: The Christian Reflection Project Worship Service centered on the topic of vocation. It features readings and themes from Ecclesiastes 5:10-20, 1 Kings 3:5-15, 2 Corinthians 8:12-15 and 1 Peter 4:10-12. The Clarity and Truth in Winter's Scarcity Article by Parker J. Palmer https://onbeing.org/blog/parker-palmer-the-clarity-and-truth-in-winters-scarcity/ Article by Parker J. Palmer Topics: Marginalization , Truth , Calling , Poetry Source: On Being An article by Parker J. Palmer on stripping away the clutter of life to live more deeply, inspired by a Mary Oliver poem on the clarity that comes from winter’s sparseness. The Psalmist's Use of Poetry in Describing God Commentary/Exegesis by Paul O. Myhre https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-17-2/commentary-on-psalm-14510-18 Commentary/Exegesis by Paul O. Myhre Topics: God's Presence , Poetry , Psalms , Contemplation Source: Working Preacher Asserting that "engaging the Psalms is an invitation to exercise contemplation," Paul O. Myhre's commentary discusses how Psalm 145 uses poetry to draw hearers/readers into a fuller understanding of God's presence, nature, and life-sustaining activity. Tending the Poor Article https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/tending-poor Article Topics: Service , Ministry , Love , Community Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling When we spend ourselves for the sake of others Jesus multiplies the little good we can do just as he multiplied the loaves and fishes and fed upwards of five thousand people. Redeeming Architecture Article by David Greusel https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/designed-work-redeeming-architecture Article by David Greusel Topics: Architecture , Work , Vocation , Calling/Vocation Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling When called to a vocation in architecture, this author talks about a time when God asked him to start his own business and understand that it's a calling to work no matter the vocation. The Alchemy of Anger Article by Parker J. Palmer https://onbeing.org/blog/the-alchemy-of-anger/ Article by Parker J. Palmer Topics: Kindness , Anger , Persons , Humanism Source: On Being Anger is something many people try to deny. Rather than quelling it, Parker J. Palmer asks what if we were to use it as an animating force for personal transformation and social change? Submitting out of Reverence Devotional by Mark D. Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/what-will-help-us-submit-each-other Devotional by Mark D. Roberts Topics: Submission , Humility , Reverence , Fear of God Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling A devotional reflection by Mark D. Roberts on Ephesians 5:21. Roberts explores the principles of mutual submission, emphasizing the second part of the verse: our reverence for Christ is what enables us to submit in humility. Sermon Quotes on Weakness Sermon Illustration by John Calvin https://thepastorsworkshop.com/sermon-quotes-by-topic/sermon-quotes-weakness/ Sermon Illustration by John Calvin Topics: Weakness , Life , Power , Shame Source: The Pastor's Workshop These sermon quotes on weakness by John Calvin, Shusako Endo, Parker J. Palmer, teach that we must embrace our weaknesses in order to draw on God’s power. The resource includes an image of a daisy. The Wrong Kind of Knowledge Sermon Illustration by Parker J. Palmer http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2007/december/8122407.html Sermon Illustration by Parker J. Palmer Topics: Control , Knowledge , Fall , Adam Source: Preaching Today Parker J. Palmer looks at Genesis 3 and describes the kind of knowledge that leads to death. Adam and Eve were driven from the Garden because they reached for a knowledge that distrusted and excluded God. Full Text Hymns on Parker J. Palmer Above the Clear Blue SkyPD
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Sermon Quotes on Brokenness Book Quote by Brian Stevenson https://thepastorsworkshop.com/sermon-quotes-on-brokenness/ Book Quote by Brian Stevenson Topics: Compassion , Heart , Healing , Incarnation Source: The Pastor's Workshop Numerous quotes on brokenness, acknowledging that brokenness is characteristic of being human, and healing the broken heart is characteristic of God. Notes from a Week in the Winter Woods Article by Parker J. Palmer https://onbeing.org/blog/notes-from-a-week-in-the-winter-woods/ Article by Parker J. Palmer Topics: Solitude , Darkness , Thomas Merton , Silence Source: On Being On a retreat, Parker Palmer strings together pearls of contemplation on silence and solitude. With the help of Merton and Rumi, he finds the catharsis of being forced to reckon with one's angels and demons. Baptism Commentary/Exegesis by Elvin J. Parker, III http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=190 Commentary/Exegesis by Elvin J. Parker, III Topics: Baptism , Sermon Source: The African American Lectionary Here is a commentary for Mark 10:35-39 and Luke 3:21-22 from the African American Lectionary. Elvin Parker gives background on the meaning of baptism, title suggestions, biblical exegesis, movements, and illustrations. What Do You Make Possible? Article https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/designed-work-what-do-you-make-possible Article Topics: Work , Vocation Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling This article looks at a tech employee's seeming failure through the lens of Creation, Fall, and Redemption, and what it can teach us about work, service, and hope. Holding Tension in Community Audio/Video by Parker J. Palmer http://www.theworkofthepeople.com/holding-tension-in-community Audio/Video by Parker J. Palmer Topics: Church , Unity , Community , Love Source: The Work of the People Is your church a safe place to hold tensions? A video featuring Parker Palmer on diversity and invisible difference, honest dialogue, and holding tension in the community. Sermon Quotes on Life Sermon Illustration by The Pastor's Workshop https://thepastorsworkshop.com/sermon-quotes-by-topic/sermon-quotes-life/ Sermon Illustration by The Pastor's Workshop Topics: Life , World , Discipleship , Jesus Source: The Pastor's Workshop These quotes from David Brooks, William Barclay, Eugene Peterson, et al on life and how we live will be helpful in a sermon on John 10:10, a blog post, or a Bible on life in Christ.... America, Hospitality, and Salvation Audio/Video by Parker J. Palmer http://www.theworkofthepeople.com/america-hospitality-and-salvation Audio/Video by Parker J. Palmer Topics: Hospitality , Cultures , Justice , Separation of Church and State Source: The Work of the People In this video, Parker Palmer denounces the idea that America is a Christian nation, turning to the goodness of its pluralism, particularly to the practice of hospitality in many religions. Wheeling Through Space on Planet Earth Article by Parker J. Palmer https://onbeing.org/blog/wheeling-through-space-on-planet-earth/ Article by Parker J. Palmer Topics: Earth , Resurrection , Change , Spirit Source: On Being This article introduces a poem by Parker Palmer titled "Grand Canyon." Drawing on the imagery of the rising earth, this poem reflects on the resurrection of one's life as the Spirit penetrates the inner being.

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