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The Mummy and the Man with a Wand Article by Scott Black Johnston http://day1.org/2943-dr_scott_black_johnston_the_mummy_and_the_man_with_a_wand Article by Scott Black Johnston Topics: Lent , Faith , Persecution , Holy Week Source: Day1 Scott Black Johnston discusses the role of the catacombs in the vicinity of Rome as the first places that Christians could safely gather and worship, in the face of persecution by the Roman Empire. Interfaith Issues Article by Scott Black Johnston http://day1.org/2425-dr_scott_black_johnston_interfaith_issues Article by Scott Black Johnston Topics: Religion , Violence , Conflict Source: Day1 Scott Black Johnston shares an experience of the hospitality extended to him at a synagogue as well as an experience of anti-Semitism. Conflicts between the various religious faiths are nothing short of a global crisis. The Great Church Rummage Sale Article by Scott Black Johnston http://day1.org/2687-dr_scott_black_johnston_the_great_church_rummage_sale Article by Scott Black Johnston Topics: Church , History , Reformation , Catholic Source: Day1 Scott Black Johnston, following Phyllis Tickle, surveys the Christian church's pattern of radical transformation about every 500 years. Lessons from a Sidewalk Chalk Artist Article by Scott Black Johnston http://day1.org/2338-dr_scott_black_johnston_lessons_from_a_sidewalk_chalk_artist Article by Scott Black Johnston Topics: Church , Creativity , Evangelism Source: Day1 Scott Black Johnston asks a sidewalk chalk artist, Hani Shihada, to do some art outside of the church. Hani chooses to use Norman Rockwell's "Lift Up Thine Eyes" as his inspiration. Christmas Stories Article by Scott Black Johnston http://day1.org/2605-dr_scott_black_johnston_christmas_stories Article by Scott Black Johnston Topics: Christmas , Culture Source: Day1 Every year, as Christmas approaches, Scott Black Johnston finds himself drawn to various classic Christmas stories that capture the season. He discusses them in this article. Human Honesty and the Psalms Audio/Video by Scott Black Johnston http://day1.org/1949-a_conversation_with_rev_scott_black_johnston__a_30_good_minutes_interview Audio/Video by Scott Black Johnston Topics: Truthfulness , Emotion , Psalms Source: Day1 "I find in the psalms an incredible amount of human honesty. People just lay it out there to God...and assume that God will respond." This video features a conversation with Scott Black Johnston. Contemporary Role of the Preacher Audio/Video by Scott Black Johnston http://day1.org/1345-rev_dr_scott_black_johnston_part_1__day1_conversations_with_peter_wallace Audio/Video by Scott Black Johnston Topics: Fear , Preaching , Conflict/Disagreement Source: Day1 In this video, Scott Black Johnston speaks about the contemporary role of a preacher, the economic crisis and times of turmoil, helping people cope with their fears, coping with change, and hymnal fights. Raise Up a Child Article by Scott Black Johnston http://day1.org/3071-dr_scott_black_johnston_raise_up_a_child Article by Scott Black Johnston Topics: Faith , Family , Prayer , Children Source: Day1 Scott Black Johnston discusses the value, for a child's spiritual development, of parents talking with a child about their faith and also practicing their faith in the child's presence. Jesus Says, "Eat Your Broccoli!" Article by Scott Black Johnston http://day1.org/3711-dr_scott_black_johnston_jesus_says_eat_your_broccoli Article by Scott Black Johnston Topics: Evangelism , Children/youth , Church , Seekers Source: Day1 Scott Black Johnston learned that the #1 reason an adult begins to attend a church is a strong recommendation from a friend. Youth are a different story. Read this blog post to find out more. A Prayer for Help and Healing Element of Worship by Scott Black Johnston http://day1.org/5780-scott_black_johnston_a_prayer_for_help_and_healing Element of Worship by Scott Black Johnston Topics: Healing , Prayer , God's Faithfulness , Attributes of God Source: Day1 In this responsive prayer, Scott Black Johnston focuses on asking for the Lord's help and healing. Paul, A Real Person Sermon (Complete) by Scott Black Johnston http://day1.org/6784-come_before_winter Sermon (Complete) by Scott Black Johnston Topics: Hope , Scripture , Friendship , Perseverance Source: Day1 Scott Johnson's sermon discusses how 2 Timothy 4:6-22 reveals the basic humanity of Paul, his need for his coat and his longing for companionship, and how relevant this scripture is for struggling Christians today. In the Desert Element of Worship by Scott Black Johnston http://day1.org/3681-dr_scott_black_johnston_in_the_desert Element of Worship by Scott Black Johnston Topics: Lent , Solitude , Technology , Listening to God Source: Day1 In this Lenten reflection and prayer on Mark 1:9-13, Scott Black Johnston discusses the importance of being in a place where we aren't bombarded with information so we can listen for the voice of God. Changed Your Mind Lately? Article by Scott Black Johnston http://day1.org/2795-dr_scott_black_johnston_changed_your_mind_lately Article by Scott Black Johnston Topics: Faith , Creeds and Confessions , Change , Belief Source: Day1 Scott Johnston writes that he finds creed writing - by apostles and confirmands and the faithful in South Africa - to be powerful because creeds point to something larger. Save Us Sermon (Complete) by Scott Black Johnston http://day1.org/1240-save_us Sermon (Complete) by Scott Black Johnston Topics: Fear , Salvation , Holy Week , Palm Sunday Source: Day1 Are we asking God to save us? This Palm Sunday sermon on Mark 11:1-11 by Scott Black Johnston offers insight into the meaning of Palm Sunday and the nature of Christian soteriology. How Was Your Day? Article by Scott Black Johnston http://day1.org/4687-scott_black_johnston_how_was_your_day Article by Scott Black Johnston Topics: Prayer , Relationship , Conversation Source: Day1 After watching “Bruce Almighty,” Scott Black Johnston agrees perhaps answering prayer is more complicated than it seems. Instead of firing off a laundry list, he suggests using the examen to deepen our relationship with God. The Church as a Safe Place for the Conversation about Race Article by Scott Black Johnston http://day1.org/6252-scott_black_johnston_race_the_church_as_a_safe_place_for_the_conversation Article by Scott Black Johnston Topics: Racism , Church , Conflict/Disagreement Source: Day1 In his blog post, Scott Black Johnston says the biggest challenge we face in regard to racism is finding a safe space to talk about it. He believes that the church can be such place. Where's Home? Article by Scott Black Johnston http://day1.org/6186-scott_black_johnston_wheres_home Article by Scott Black Johnston Topics: Family , Longing , Home Source: Day1 Where is home? asks Scott Black Johnston in his blog post. Home is the combination of place and people that feels comfortable, happy, and safe. Fire and Soap Sermon (Complete) by Scott Black Johnston http://day1.org/1020-fire_and_soap Sermon (Complete) by Scott Black Johnston Topics: Sin , Grace of God , Sermon Source: Day1 In his sermon on Malachi 3:1-4, Scott Black Johnston discusses the grace found within God's judgment. Meet Me at the Hotel Montana Sermon Illustration by Scott Black Johnston http://day1.org/3774-dr_scott_black_johnston_meet_me_at_the_hotel_montana Sermon Illustration by Scott Black Johnston Topics: Forgiveness , Guilt , Justification , Illustration Source: Day1 In this sermon illustration, Scott Black Johnston uses a scene from the film "Unforgiven" in which a young man seeks justification for a murder to demonstrate the universal human need for forgiveness. What Blessings? Sermon Illustration by Scott Black Johnston http://day1.org/5429-scott_black_johnston_what_blessings Sermon Illustration by Scott Black Johnston Topics: Family , Thanksgiving , Gratitude , Thankfulness Source: Day1 In this sermon illustration, Scott Black Johnston discusses how the children's book "Thanksgiving at the Tappleton's" demonstrates that thankfulness to God is an attitude that shouldn't be based on what we do or don't have.

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