Resources on Thomas G. Long

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Topical Study on Longing Longing is intense desire for fulfillment, typically by union with what is longed for. Whether they yearn for beauty, or for love, or for home, or for a happy past, or to climb inside a landscape, people often find that their longings are unfulfillable. Surprise Party Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas G. Long https://www.christiancentury.org/article//surprise-party Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas G. Long Topics: Parables , Grace Source: The Christian Century Thomas G. Long explains how the Parable of the Prodigal Son seems to have become a predictable piece of self-help advice. We must re-learn to be astonished at the welcome we receive when we come home.... Funeral as Worshipful drama Book Quote by Thomas G. Long https://www.faithandleadership.com/features/articles/worshipful-drama Book Quote by Thomas G. Long Topics: Baptism , Death , Funeral , Dying and Rising with Christ Source: Faith and Leadership This is an excerpt from the book, "Accompany Them with Singing - the Christian Funeral” by Thomas G. Long. It says that a Christian funeral is a continuation and elaboration of the baptismal service. Empty Tomb, Empty Talk Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas G. Long https://www.christiancentury.org/article//empty-tomb-empty-talk Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas G. Long Topics: Easter , Women , Resurrection Source: The Christian Century Reflecting on Luke 24:1-12, Thomas G. Long expounds on several reasons why it is hard to believe the resurrection. But if the news of Easter is true, we must become apostles, going out into the world. Breaking and Entering Sermon Illustration by Thomas G. Long https://www.christiancentury.org/article//breaking-and-entering Sermon Illustration by Thomas G. Long Topics: Eschatology , Second Coming , Judgment , Parables Source: The Christian Century What is the sign of God’s pregnant time? Thomas G. Long says it is the gracious and patient hand that reaches out to stop violence, the merciful gesture that lifts up the barren and the broken. Tom Long on the power of the spoken word Audio/Video by Thomas G. Long http://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=2297 Audio/Video by Thomas G. Long Topics: Preaching , Revelation , Politics , Public Speaking Source: Working Preacher In this video, Tom Long reflects on the place rhetoric currently has in our society and how recent events have opened the door for preachers to reclaim the power of the spoken word. The Riddles of Jesus Audio/Video by Thomas G. Long http://day1.org/4731-the_riddles_of_jesus Audio/Video by Thomas G. Long Topics: Parables , Sanctification Source: Day1 In this short video, Thomas G. Long shares the significance of Jesus' use of parables, riddles, in the Bible and what it reveals. Is There Joy in God's House? Sermon (Complete) by Thomas G. Long http://day1.org/471-is_there_joy_in_gods_house Sermon (Complete) by Thomas G. Long Topics: Joy , Worship , God Source: Day1 Asserting that the House of the Lord is found "wherever God and people meet," this sermon by Thomas G. Long on Psalm 122:1 and Luke 15:25-32 reflects on the joy we find in meeting with God. Hot Tubs and Fishing Trips Sermon (Complete) by Thomas G. Long http://commons.ptsem.edu/id/03300 Sermon (Complete) by Thomas G. Long Topics: Conversion , Change , Discipleship , Life Source: Theological Commons (Princeton Theological Seminary) In this audio sermon based on Jonah 3:1-5, 10 and Mark 1:14-20, Thomas G. Long preaches about the fulfillment found in conversion and following Jesus. Setting Off Alarms Article by Thomas G. Long https://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2014-12/setting-alarms Article by Thomas G. Long Topics: Magi , Nativity , Birth Source: The Christian Century Reflecting on the Magi's visit in Luke 2:22-40, Thomas G. Long tells a whimsical story about a living nativity pageant, an incense burner, and fire alarms to remind us of the magi's importance in Christ's birth.... Out of the Loop: Looking in the Rearview Mirror Article by Thomas G. Long http://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=1949 Article by Thomas G. Long Topics: Preaching , Sermon , Contextualization , Culture Source: Working Preacher An excerpt on the changing practice of preaching from Thomas Long's "What's the Shape of Narrative Preaching?" This is the second part in a series. Out of the Loop: Another Kansas City Voice Article by Thomas G. Long http://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=1946 Article by Thomas G. Long Topics: Preaching , Culture , Homiletics , Education Source: Working Preacher In this article Thomas Long notes the resurrection of the didactic sermon after it was pronounced dead fifty years ago, only now, instead of three points and a poem, it's six points and a video clip. Worshipful Drama Article by Thomas G. Long https://www.faithandleadership.com/worshipful-drama Article by Thomas G. Long Topics: Baptism , Death , Funeral , Worship Source: Faith and Leadership In this excerpt from the book, “Accompany Them with Singing--The Christian Funeral,” Thomas Long says the Christian funeral acts out the story of a person’s life in light of the gospel--a story that begins at baptism. Full Text Hymns on Thomas G. Long Hail to the Brightness of Zion's Glad Morning!PD
Awake, my soul, and with the sunPD
Angels! roll the rock awayPD
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To Err Is Human; To Forgive...? Article by Thomas G. Long http://www.baylor.edu/ifl/christianreflection/ForgivenessarticleLong.pdf Article by Thomas G. Long Topics: Forgiveness Source: The Christian Reflection Project Does forgiveness exist? Thomas Long explains why forgiveness is rare. He finds forgiveness not only hard to do but also impossible to do. However, he says, "what is impossible with human beings is possible with God." Dismissed in Peace Article by Thomas G. Long https://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2014-12/dismissed-peace Article by Thomas G. Long Topics: Humility , Peace , Vocation , Calling/Vocation Source: The Christian Century Reflecting on retirement and Paul's words in Romans 12:3, Thomas G. Long describes maturity in faith as the willingness to grasp our calling/vocation as well as to let it go and trust in God's providence. Out of the Loop: The Homiletical Plot Article by Thomas G. Long http://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=1947 Article by Thomas G. Long Topics: Preaching , Culture , Homiletics Source: Working Preacher Should sermons be based on tension and resolution? An excerpt on the changing practice of preaching from Thomas Long's "What's the Shape of Narrative Preaching?" This is the first part in a series. Blogging Toward Christmas: Vital Hope Article by Thomas G. Long https://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2014-12/blogging-toward-christmas-vital-hope Article by Thomas G. Long Topics: Christmas , Hope , Judaism Source: The Christian Century Reflecting on Luke 2:1-4, Thomas G. Long shares a poignant story about the necessity of hope. Teaching and Action Audio/Video by Thomas G. Long http://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=2878 Audio/Video by Thomas G. Long Topics: Matthew , Preaching , Teaching , Ethics Source: Working Preacher In this video, Tom Long offers tips for preaching Matthew, emphasizing the rhythm between teaching and action. (Length: 01:55) Moral Words, Evil Deeds Sermon Starter/Outline by Thomas G. Long https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2009-08/moral-words-evil-deeds Sermon Starter/Outline by Thomas G. Long Topics: Religion , Morality , Ethics , Hypocrisy Source: The Christian Century In this article, Thomas G. Long recounts the various interpretations given for Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23, but ultimately argues that the meaning is the irony of using moral posturing to sidestep the commandments of God. Back Porch Audio/Video by Thomas G. Long http://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=2302 Audio/Video by Thomas G. Long Topics: Preaching , Sermon , Scripture , Exegesis Source: Working Preacher In this video, Thomas Long discusses what he calls the "back porch" of the text, suggesting that relaxing in the text helps us see it and understand it with fresh eyes. (Length: 2:38) Preaching Better...And Longer! Practical How-To by Chris Yaw http://day1.org/4556-chris_yaw_interviews_tom_long_preaching_betterand_longer Practical How-To by Chris Yaw Topics: Leadership , Preaching , Preparation , Sermon Source: Day1 This article discusses practical ideas for creating applicable and substantial sermons in light of an increasing need for lengthier and more challenging content.

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