Resources on Theresa Latini

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Gethsemane’s Reversal of Eden Commentary/Exegesis by Theresa Latini https://blog.reformedjournal.com/2013/03/28/gethsemanes-reversal-of-eden/ Commentary/Exegesis by Theresa Latini Topics: Sin , Temptation , Disciple Source: The Twelve In this commentary for Maundy Thursday, Theresa Latini describes several contrasts between the experience of Jesus in Gethsemane (Mark 14:32-50) and that of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden (Genesis 3:1-6). Hell without the Fire and Brimstone: Preaching as Pastoral Care Sermon Starter/Outline by Theresa Latini https://www.workingpreacher.org/theology-and-interpretation/hell-without-the-fire-and-brimstone-preaching-as-pastoral-care Sermon Starter/Outline by Theresa Latini Topics: Healing , Hope , Misery , Suffering Source: Working Preacher In this article, Theresa Latini considers how preaching on hell can become pastoral care. Christ’s descent into hell reminds us that “there is no abyss of human suffering that is not touched by God.” Transforming Church Conflict: Rooting ourselves in Koinonia Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.reformedjournal.com/2013/04/25/transforming-church-conflict-part-1/ Article by Theresa Latini Topics: Church , Community , Belonging , Fellowship Source: The Twelve Theresa Latini discusses how church conflict should be informed by (and also will not be erased by) our mutual coexistence (koinonia) as members of the body of Christ. “Everyone and everything is connected.” Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.reformedjournal.com/2012/04/12/everyone-and-everything-is-connected/ Article by Theresa Latini Topics: Love , Fellowship Source: The Twelve Koinonia is the subject of this short, personal article. Theresa Latini tells of how we are created to be deeply connected with each other. Bending an Ear to Wisdom’s Cries Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.reformedjournal.com/2013/07/18/bending-an-ear-to-wisdoms-cries/ Article by Theresa Latini Topics: Kindness , Wisdom , Justice , Scripture Source: The Twelve Theresa Latini provides a thoughtful reflection on biblical wisdom, offering thoughts on how to best discern wisdom in the everyday life of the Christian. A Church for My Daughter Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.reformedjournal.com/2014/10/09/a-church-for-my-daughter/ Article by Theresa Latini Topics: Worship , Church , Community , God's Will Source: The Twelve Theresa Latini discusses worship from a mother's point of view. What does she want her daughter to learn from worship? Is it being provided? What does it mean for the rest of us? The Listening God Commentary/Exegesis by Theresa Latini https://blog.reformedjournal.com/2013/03/14/the-listening-god/ Commentary/Exegesis by Theresa Latini Topics: Ministry , Listening to God , Emmaus Source: The Twelve Theresa Latini's commentary on Luke 23:13-35 notes "deep listening" by Jesus as he walked with the disciples to Emmaus. "God, in Jesus Christ, first listens and then speaks." The Worldly Church Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.reformedjournal.com/2014/02/13/the-worldly-church/ Article by Theresa Latini Topics: Ministry , Sin , Church , Purity Source: The Twelve Theresa Latini proposes that the church should not be overly concerned with its own purity, but should rather stand in solidarity with the world since sin, suffering, and death afflict the church and the world alike.... The Church and Domestic Violence Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.reformedjournal.com/2015/10/22/unnamed-victims-and-prayerful-rage/ Article by Theresa Latini Topics: Healing , Ministry , Violence , Church Source: The Twelve Theresa Latini offers a powerful reminder of the physical, emotional, and spiritual damage of domestic violence and calls upon the church to raise a prophetic voice in the face of this injustice. The Beauty and Mystery of Marriage: A Reformed Perspective Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.reformedjournal.com/2012/06/21/the-beauty-and-mystery-of-marriage-a-reformed-perspective/ Article by Theresa Latini Topics: Marriage , Calling , Divorce Source: The Twelve Theresa Latini summarizes a view of marriage and divorce based on the writings of Karl Barth. Marriage is an exclusive, love-based life-partnership, rooted in God's call. Practice Nonviolent Communication Article by Theresa Latini https://www.faithandleadership.com/theresa-f-latini-practice-nonviolent-communication-identify-confront-and-transform-aspects-racism Article by Theresa Latini Topics: Racism , Community , Nonviolence , Change Source: Faith and Leadership In this article, Theresa F. Latini explains racial microaggression and white silence and offers nonviolent communication as a way to overcome them. Searching for a faithful response to disaster Poetry by Theresa Latini https://blog.reformedjournal.com/2013/05/23/searching-for-a-faithful-response-to-disaster/ Poetry by Theresa Latini Topics: Suffering , Disaster relief , Holy Spirit Source: The Twelve Theresa Latini introduces the poem "We Look With Uncertainty" by Anne Hillman. Latini invites us to embrace ambiguity and tough questions with "trust in God’s Spirit to breathe life into those in despair." The Sandusky Sentence: Is this Justice? Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.reformedjournal.com/2012/10/11/the-sandusky-sentence-is-this-justice/ Article by Theresa Latini Topics: Justice , Violence , Eschatology Source: The Twelve Theresa Latini reflects on the 2012 conviction of Jerry Sandusky, focusing especially on the question of justice for his victims, which may be, Latini argues, an eschatological act. Feminist Strategy for Dealing with Criticism as a Christian Leader Article by Laura E Everett https://www.faithandleadership.com/laura-everett-my-feminist-strategy-dealing-criticism-christian-leader Article by Laura E Everett Topics: Leadership , Ministry , Women , Sexism Source: Faith and Leadership What do you do when you’re called shrill, hysterical or bossy? Navigating these particularly gendered criticisms is especially problematic for women in Christian leadership. This article considers how a woman leader can handle sexism and bias. When Suffering is Simultaneously Too Near and Too Far Practical How-To by Theresa Latini https://blog.reformedjournal.com/2014/08/14/when-suffering-is-simultaneously-too-near-and-too-far/ Practical How-To by Theresa Latini Topics: Lament , Ministry , Suffering , Care Source: The Twelve Theresa Latini writes that the Gospel stories clearly portray Jesus’ accompaniment of humanity in its suffering. She offers practical tips of how we can join Christ's ministry in the constancy and enormity of suffering. Fear-Filled Leadership and Communal Fractures Sermon Starter/Outline by Theresa Latini https://blog.reformedjournal.com/2014/10/23/fear-filled-leadership-and-communal-fractures/ Sermon Starter/Outline by Theresa Latini Topics: Faith , Fear , Leadership , Love Source: The Twelve Theresa Latini's reflection on 1 John 4:18 considers the negative effects of church leadership being based on fear rather than love. Transforming Conflict from the Inside Out Article by Theresa Latini https://www.faithandleadership.com/theresa-f-latini-transforming-conflict-inside-out Article by Theresa Latini Topics: Community , Reconciliation , Conflict , Nonviolence Source: Faith and Leadership The practice of Nonviolent Communication begins with self-empathy and enables empathy and honesty that demonstrate love for God and neighbor, writes Theresa F. Latini. Leading, following, and a toddler's first steps Article by Theresa Latini https://www.faithandleadership.com/theresa-f-latini-leading-following-and-toddlers-first-steps Article by Theresa Latini Topics: Leadership , Trust , Children Source: Faith and Leadership As she hovers over her toddling 15-month-old daughter, a seminary professor learns that leading and following are frequently intertwined. Watching, listening, paying close attention, this hybrid form of leadership follows life. Sabbatical Lessons: Living with Uncertainty Sermon Starter/Outline by Theresa Latini https://blog.reformedjournal.com/2013/10/24/sabbatical-lessons-living-with-uncertainty/ Sermon Starter/Outline by Theresa Latini Topics: Control , Trust , Love Source: The Twelve Theresa Latini brings her experience of change and uncertainty to bear on Exodus 15:27 and chapter 16. We can find security by living in the present, being open to the future, and trusting in God's love... Walking Dead and Moral Reasoning Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.reformedjournal.com/2013/11/07/walking-dead-and-moral-reasoning/ Article by Theresa Latini Topics: Wisdom , Morality , Community Source: The Twelve Theresa Latini explains how a particular episode of "The Walking Dead", a popular zombie drama from AMC, can teach a lesson about moral ambiguity, communication, and decision making within a community.