Resources on Talitha Arnold

Total results: 39
True Grit: Going Deep to Find the Meaning of Covenant Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Talitha Arnold https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2002-10/true-grit Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Talitha Arnold Topics: Covenant , Baptism , Pluralism , Joshua Source: The Christian Century In this commentary on Joshua 24:1-3, 14-25, Talitha Arnold reflects on Joshua's call to the Hebrews to uphold their covenant with God, and what covenant-keeping means in a modern world. The world that shapes us: A benediction Benediction or Blessing by Talitha Arnold https://worshipwords.co.uk/9502-2/ Benediction or Blessing adapted by Talitha Arnold Topics: Courage , Power , Peace , Weakness Source: Worship Words Talitha Arnold offers a benediction based on Romans 12:9-21. "And may the love of God, the Light of Christ, and the power and communion of that Spirit be with us all." A Doubt and a Promise Article about Preaching by Talitha Arnold http://www.religion-online.org/article/a-doubt-and-a-promise-matt-2816-20/ Article about Preaching by Talitha Arnold Topics: Faith , Thomas , Resurrection , Calling Source: Religion Online A reflection on Matthew 28:16-20 by Talitha Arnold, who meditates on the patient insistence of Christ that even doubting disciples still have a job to do. A Prayer for a Leader Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Talitha Arnold http://day1.org/7672-talitha_arnold_a_prayer_for_a_leader Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Talitha Arnold Topics: Prayer , Justice , Righteousness , Leadership Source: Day1 Talitha Arnold reflects on Psalm 72 and the good words of blessing and guidance it offers to new leaders. To Seek with Heart and Soul Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Talitha Arnold http://day1.org/7856-talitha_arnold_to_seek_with_heart_and_soul Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Talitha Arnold Topics: Covenant , Heart , Soul , 2 Chronicles Source: Day1 Talitha Arnold's reflection on 2 Chronicles 15:12 reminds us of the Israelites' covenant to seek God with heart and soul and she hopes that youth continue to seek God as they develop their faith. Go Back or Go Deep Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Talitha Arnold http://day1.org/8154-talitha_arnold_go_back_or_go_deep Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Talitha Arnold Topics: Lent , Discipline , Wilderness , Exodus Source: Day1 Talitha Arnold's devotional on Exodus 16:1-8 compares the Israelites' desire to return to Egypt with our desire to abandon Lenten disciplines. The only way to new life is to go deeper with God. Angels in the Wilderness Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Talitha Arnold http://day1.org/6380-angels_in_the_wilderness Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Talitha Arnold Topics: Lent , Hospitality , Angels , Temptation of Christ Source: Day1 Talitha Arnold focuses on the account in Mark's gospel of angels ministering to Jesus in the wilderness, encouraging us to consider the angels that we ourselves have known and loved. No Idol Words Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Talitha Arnold http://day1.org/7438-talitha_arnold_no_idol_words Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Talitha Arnold Topics: Worry , Idolatry , God's Love Source: Day1 Talitha Arnold reflects on Hosea 14:8, pointing out that God does the very thing our contemporary idols of approval and worry cannot do: look after us. Blue Pentecost Article by Talitha Arnold http://ismreview.yale.edu/article/a-saguaro-church-at-worship/ Article by Talitha Arnold Topics: Pentecost , Worship , Church , Congregation Source: The Yale ISM Review When wildfires devastate the Santa Fe area, a local church struggles with the symbols of Pentecost. This article features liturgy adapted to focus on Jesus' baptism and water--another moment in Scripture when God's Spirit descended. Longing for Cucumbers Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Talitha Arnold http://day1.org/8278-talitha_arnold_longing_for_cucumbers Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Talitha Arnold Topics: Sermon , Home , Heaven , Longing Source: Day1 In her sermon on Numbers 11:4-15, Talitha Arnold reflects on the Israelites' longing for home in the wilderness to remind us of our true home in heaven. A Doubt and a Promise Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Talitha Arnold https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2005-05/doubt-and-promise Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Talitha Arnold Topics: Church , Doubt , Faith , Belief Source: The Christian Century In this essay, Talitha Arnold uses Matthew 28:16-20 to illustrate the possibility of ministry in spite of doubts. Even the doubters can receive the commission: “Go and make disciples, baptize, teach.” The Word Made Rock Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Talitha Arnold https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2005-05/word-made-rock Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Talitha Arnold Topics: Wisdom , Illustration Source: The Christian Century This commentary by Talitha Arnold on Matthew 7:21-29 sees Jesus instructing his listeners to be like the wise people building their houses on the rock. Any desert dweller knows you build on rock and not sand. Good Shepherds Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Talitha Arnold https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2002-11/good-shepherds Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Talitha Arnold Topics: Goodness , Waiting , Image of God Source: The Christian Century Reflecting on Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24, Talitha Arnold thinks about what it takes to be a sheep herder, offering an alternative vision of the Good Shepherd beyond the traditional images we find in our churches. Sit on It Article by Talitha Arnold https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2002-10/sit-it Article by Talitha Arnold Topics: Silence , Preaching , Women Source: The Christian Century A reflection on Judges 4:1-7 encouraging leaders "to sit in silence." Leaders need wisdom and courage and can’t find those qualities if they’re always out front leading the charge. Sometimes they need just to sit. The Word that Shapes Us Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Talitha Arnold http://day1.org/7108-talitha_arnold_the_word_that_shapes_us Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Talitha Arnold Topics: Change , Word of God , Devotion , Spiritual Growth Source: Day1 In this devotional for Romans 12:9-21, Talitha Arnold reflects that no matter how many times we hear a part of God's Word, it will continue to shape and challenge us differently upon each hearing. Standing on Holy Ground Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Talitha Arnold http://day1.org/8012-talitha_arnold_standing_on_holy_ground Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Talitha Arnold Topics: Prayer , Sacred space , Mental health , Community Source: Day1 In this devotional for Exodus 3:5, Talitha Arnold reflects that hospitals and gravesides become sacred spaces through prayer and an awareness of God's presence when we care for persons struggling with mental illness. Trust the Vision Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Talitha Arnold http://day1.org/6943-talitha_arnold_trust_the_vision Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Talitha Arnold Topics: Lament , Hope , Renewal , Devotion Source: Day1 In this devotion for Revelation 22:1-6, Talitha Arnold reflects that God never leaves us only with lament, but also a vision for a renewed Earth. To Walk with God and One Another Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Talitha Arnold http://day1.org/7038-talitha_arnold_to_walk_with_god_and_one_another Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Talitha Arnold Topics: Covenant , Community , Devotion Source: Day1 In this devotional for 1 Kings 8:22-30, Talitha Arnold reflects that the covenant to walk with God and one another affirms that faith is a journey best taken with others. Figuring Out the Plumbing Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Talitha Arnold http://day1.org/7584-talitha_arnold_figuring_out_the_plumbing Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Talitha Arnold Topics: Justice , Righteousness , Prophets , Amos Source: Day1 Drawing on the economic injustice described in Amos 5:21-24, the devotional by Talitha Arnold encourages people to figure out a solution to poverty so that we may become a "stream of justice and righteousness . .... How Goes Your Soul? Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Talitha Arnold http://day1.org/7759-talitha_arnold_how_goes_your_soul Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Talitha Arnold Topics: God , Soul , Spirituality , John Wesley Source: Day1 "How is it with your soul today?” John Wesley's question, based on 3 John 2, helps us assess the most important relationship of our lives—our relationship with God. A short devotional by Talitha Arnold.