Search Results

Search results 1-20 of 389
  • 1
  • 2
  • ...
Cynicism Ain't All Bad, Is It? Bruce Reyes-Chow explains his belief that cynicism can actually be a helpful feeling from time to time, but is should never be what fuels your life. Hope, love, and new life are far more important than... Resource type: Article | Source: Day1 | Author: Bruce Reyes-Chow Encouragement vs. Cynicism: An Easter Reflection This article reflects on the seemingly harmless sin of many, the opposite of encouragement, cynicism. Cynicism seems fashionable, but the cynic easily loses sight of heavenly things. Looking to the resurrection of Christ is the antidote. Resource type: Article | Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review | Author: Romanus Cessario Is There Any Value to Institutions and Traditions? A transcript of a sermon by Arthur Landwehr on Ezekiel 34:11-24 that addresses the cynicism people feel towards tradition and institutions. Ezekiel speaks of the renewal of God's people (their tradition and his temple (the institution).... Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Arthur Landwehr Sermon Collection | Author: Arthur Landwehr I Want to Feel Again "Here's the problem of cynicism. If we are calloused, we believe everyone is." Tod Bolsinger reflects on the importance of moving from callousness to compassion so that we don't end up wounding others. Resource type: Article | Source: The High Calling | Author: Tod Bolsinger Come, Celebrate: A sermon series on the Prodigal Son God's desire to have a good party is an attribute of God we sometimes miss. There is an alternative to celebration---called cynicism. As Christians we face the choice between cynicism and joy every day. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: Reformed Worship | Author: Rolf Bouma A New Perspective Many people live lives crippled by cynicism, despair and depression. This sermon on Mark 4:26-34 proclaims the power of the gospel to liberate people from the prison of a negative perspective into a perspective of possibility. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Day1 | Author: Hugh L. Eichelberger “John Calvin Got a Bad Rap” Roger Kimball reflects on Marilyn Robinson's work, particularly on her deconstruction of cynicism and her generous understanding of those toward whom cynicism is directed. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching | Author: Roger Kimball Navigating the Mess of Ministry An audio-recorded sermon on 2 Corinthians 3:1-3, reflecting on the twin dangers of disillusionment and cynicism, church politics, and what the Corinthian church can teach ministers looking for the Spirit working in difficult congregations. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Fuller Studio Cynicism: Frostbite of the Soul This sermon illustration reflects on the danger of cynicism—especially in the life of believers who claim a "living hope." Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Scott Sernau Full Text Hymns on Cynicism Happy Is the One©
A Friend To ManPD
When the Son of God Was Dying©
See more hymns...
Overcoming Cynicism About the Church A sermon illustration that includes an author's testimony about her cynicism and its spiritual dangers. She writes about finding a church and the moment that helped her overcome her judgmental spirit. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Dick Staub Faith Versus Cynicism In this sermon illustration for Ecclesiastes 4:1, Philippians 4:8, or Proverbs 15:15, a clip from the film "Love's Unfolding Dream" demonstrates two outcomes from personal tragedy: lonely cynicism or peace through a reliance on God. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Unknown Disrupt with Mercy Scotty Smith invites us not to cultivate cynicism, but good redemptive anger, and to disrupt with mercy. Resource type: Audio/Video | Source: The Work of the People | Author: Scotty Smith Restoring Creation A professor writes, in this essay, about the meaning of restoring creation and its relevance to the mission of Christians. He includes reflections on Pope Francis's Laudato Si. Resource type: Article | Source: Fuller Studio | Author: Tommy Givens Certain Consequences in an Uncertain Age As humans, we are used to being aggressive to get what we want. But sometimes in surrender we receive something that cannot be had any other way. A sermon outline for Luke 21:1-4 by Arthur Landwehr. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline | Source: Arthur Landwehr Sermon Collection | Author: Arthur Landwehr Waiting in Hope In this podcast join the conversation with hosts David Bast and Scott Hoezee as they discuss the topic of hopeful waiting during the Advent and Christmas season. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: Groundwork | Author: Scott Hoezee Prophetic Promise This commentary on Psalm 146 addresses a fearful people with a prophetic promise that God will bring justice, salvation, and healing. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline | Source: Working Preacher - Preach This Week | Author: Henry Langknecht
Search results 1-20 of 389
  • 1
  • 2
  • ...