Resources on Theresa Latini

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Reflections on Vocation: Is it a Meaningless Theological Construct? Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/2012/01/05/reflections-on-vocation-part-1-is-it-a-meaningless-theological-construct/ Article by Theresa Latini Topics: Work , Vocation , Laity , Calling Source: The Twelve Theresa Latini examines some recent data on the topic of vocation, arguing that the huge disconnect many people have with the term means it's time to rethink our use of it. Starting the Academic Year with James Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/2013/09/12/starting-the-academic-year-with-james/ Article by Theresa Latini Topics: Healing , Ministry , Tongues , Wisdom Source: The Twelve Looking at James 3, Theresa Latini shows us how our speech can curse and destroy in everyday life. Waiting for Transformation Sermon (Complete) by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/2012/03/29/into-the-darkness-waiting-for-transformation/ Sermon (Complete) by Theresa Latini Topics: Jesus , Faith , Salvation Source: The Twelve In her sermon on John 3:1-17, Theresa Latini discusses the context of John 3:16 and explains how the story of Nicodemus heightens the mystery of salvation and the complexity of faith. Dressing Like a Christian Sermon Illustration by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/2015/05/21/dressing-like-a-christian/ Sermon Illustration by Theresa Latini Topics: Baptism , Wedding , Love , Kindness Source: The Twelve In her blog post, Theresa Latini invites readers to dress like a Christian, to put on the clothing of love. “Please, Don’t Pray For Me” Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/2015/04/23/please-dont-pray-for-me/ Article by Theresa Latini Topics: Prayer , Care , Relationship Source: The Twelve Providing advice on pastoral care prayer for times of grief or crisis, this article by Theresa Latini explains how to offer prayer as a communion between God and each other in a way that builds relationship. Waiting and Working in Advent: For Freddie Gray Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/2015/12/17/waiting-and-working-in-advent-for-freddie-gray/ Article by Theresa Latini Topics: Advent , Justice , Work of Jesus Christ , Hope Source: The Twelve Reflecting on Advent as a season of waiting, this article by Theresa Latini describes our longing for peace, justice and shalom as we participate in God's work of reconciliation and pray the words of Psalm 5. No More Resolutions, Just Promises Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/2015/01/01/no-more-resolutions-just-promises/ Article by Theresa Latini Topics: Promises , New Year's Day , Promises of God, The Source: The Twelve In this New Year's reflection, Theresa Latini explains that she doesn't makes resolutions; there is no promise and no actor bigger than us. Instead, remember God’s promises to us, to all humanity, to all creation. On blogging, prayer, and blogging about prayer Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/2015/06/04/on-blogging-prayer-and-blogging-about-prayer/ Article by Theresa Latini Topics: Prayer , Persons , Prayerfulness Source: The Twelve In this reflection about prayer, Theresa Latini suggests that prayer is a discipline to be undertaken with great care and attention to the humanity of those seeking it. Another Devastating Flood Commentary/Exegesis by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/2012/08/30/another-devastating-flood/ Commentary/Exegesis by Theresa Latini Topics: Suffering , God's Presence Source: The Twelve In the midst of the real and metaphorical storms of our lives, Theresa Latini reminds us that we are present with those who suffer, just as God is with us and for us. The Three G’s of Thanksgiving Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/2015/11/26/the-three-gs-of-thanksgiving/ Article by Theresa Latini Topics: Grace , Gratitude , Grief , Thanksgiving Source: The Twelve In this Thanksgiving Day reflection, Theresa Latini commends three G's of thanksgiving: grace, gratitude, and grief. Gratitude is the human response to God’s grace, but so is grieving during this time between the times. 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. "Jesus is the Answer" is not the Answer Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/2013/08/15/jesus-is-the-answer-is-not-the-answer/ Article by Theresa Latini Topics: Jesus , Pastor , Love , Comfort Source: The Twelve What does "Jesus is the answer" really mean? Is it enough to speak these words in response to any and every problem? Theresa Latini reflects on these questions in this thoughtful article. Reflections on Vocation: The Communion-Creating Work of Love Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/2012/02/02/reflections-on-vocation-part-3-the-communion-creating-work-of-love/ Article by Theresa Latini Topics: Love , Work , Church , God's Love Source: The Twelve Following Karl Barth, Theresa Latini argues that talk about vocation must begin with love. Love is at the heart of God's work and therefore at the heart of what God calls disciples to do. God’s Coming, Not My Waiting Sermon Starter/Outline by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/2013/12/19/gods-coming-not-my-waiting/ Sermon Starter/Outline by Theresa Latini Topics: Advent , Waiting , Joseph , Mary Source: The Twelve Reflecting on the situation of Joseph and Mary in Matthew 1:18-25, and her own hectic Advent season, Theresa Latini observes that "God arrives in the ordinary messiness of human life. . . . at God’s own... Remembering Holy Week: Annihilation into Reconciliation Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/2015/03/26/remembering-holy-week/ Article by Theresa Latini Topics: Death , Suffering , Maundy Thursday , Life Source: The Twelve Reflecting on Holy Week, this article by Theresa Latini discusses how God transforms Jesus' suffering and death into wholeness and life. Latini explains that through oppression and annihilation we can have communion with God and life.... Transforming Church Conflict: Using Honesty to Restore Community Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/2013/06/20/transforming-church-conflict-part-4/ Article by Theresa Latini Topics: Trust , Church , Community , Conflict Source: The Twelve Written on resolving church conflict, this article by Theresa Latini discusses how church leaders can use honesty to reduce anxiety by restoring communal trust. Latini suggests employing transparency, acknowledgement of the conflict and open communication. Divine Hospitality and the Work of Welcome Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/2015/11/05/divine-hospitality-and-the-work-of-welcome/ Article by Theresa Latini Topics: Hospitality , Racism , God's Love Source: The Twelve In this reflection on diversity and hospitality, Theresa Latini says that grounded in God's extravagant love, we are empowered to live more fully into and out of God’s wide welcome. Gethsemane’s Reversal of Eden Commentary/Exegesis by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/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). My New Friend, Qoholeth Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/2013/07/04/my-new-friend-qoholeth/ Article by Theresa Latini Topics: Work , Wisdom , Kingdom of God , Rest Source: The Twelve Offering a reflection on the themes in Ecclesiastes, this article by Theresa Latini discusses the liberating wisdom that "life is a gift" and that our contentment lies in work, play, laughter, rest and acceptance. The Insidiousness of Uniformity Article by Theresa Latini https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/2013/04/11/the-insidiousness-of-uniformity/ Article by Theresa Latini Topics: Unity , Ordination , Power , Women Source: The Twelve Using women's ordination as an example, this article by Theresa Latini examines some of the structural complications in Church polity that result in perceived uniformity that misses the goal of Christian unity.

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