Resources on Theresa Latini

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Leading from Abundance Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/2014/09/25/leading-from-abundance/ Article by Theresa Latini Topics: Trust , Leadership , Holy Spirit Source: The Twelve In this reflection about "leading from abundance," Theresa Latini urges a profound trust in God, trust that the Spirit’s presence is already at work in our communities. Bending an Ear to Wisdom’s Cries Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/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. “Everyone and everything is connected.” Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/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. Transforming Church Conflict: Rooting ourselves in Koinonia Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/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. A Church for My Daughter Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/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.perspectivesjournal.org/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 Church and Domestic Violence Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/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 Worldly Church Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/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.... Walking Dead and Moral Reasoning Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/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. The Sandusky Sentence: Is this Justice? Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/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. Searching for a faithful response to disaster Poetry by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/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." Living Well and Faithfully in the Midst of Institutional Upheaval Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/2013/02/28/living-well-and-faithfully-in-the-midst-of-institutional-upheaval/ Article by Theresa Latini Topics: Prayer , Transition , Change , Health Source: The Twelve Theresa Latini discusses practical strategies for staying sane, even in the midst of institutional upheaval. Her advice: abide, breathe, and communicate. It will not be easy, but perhaps resurrection is coming. Sabbatical Lessons: Living with Uncertainty Sermon Starter/Outline by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/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... When Suffering is Simultaneously Too Near and Too Far Practical How-To by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/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.perspectivesjournal.org/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. The Beauty and Mystery of Marriage: A Reformed Perspective Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/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. Top 10 Signs that You’re a Mother of a Newborn Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/2014/07/31/top-10-signs-that-youre-a-mother-of-a-newborn/ Article by Theresa Latini Topics: Life , Parenting , Birth Source: The Twelve Theresa Latini gives us a glimpse into the joys and challenges of raising a newborn, while reflecting on the God who also looks after His children. Welcoming Life in the New Year Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/2015/12/31/welcoming-life-in-the-new-year/ Article by Theresa Latini Topics: Death , Resurrection , Psychology , Sorrow Source: The Twelve Theresa Latini explores the psychology of healing and mourning and the Christian life: there is no resurrection without the cross, no life without death in our existence or that of Emmanuel, God-with-us. Freedom and Confinement in the Architecture of Theology Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/2015/07/16/freedom-and-confinement-in-the-architecture-of-theology/ Article by Theresa Latini Topics: Education , Freedom , Karl Barth , Gender Source: The Twelve Theresa Latini offers a poignant word on the difficulty and necessity of reading divergent theological voices graciously, particularly on the subjects of race and gender. The Problem with Pointing the Finger Sermon Illustration by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/2015/03/12/the-problem-with-pointing-the-finger/ Sermon Illustration by Theresa Latini Topics: Racism , Discrimination , Judgmentalism Source: The Twelve Theresa Latini warns against pointing fingers because whenever a system chooses to identify one of its members as the source of its pain, the other people in the system get off the hook.

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