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Nicodemus in the Shadows Peter Wallace's reflection on Jesus’ ministry and death, based on texts from the gospel of John, is written from the perspective of Nicodemus who questions what it would be worth risking to stand with Jesus. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Day1 | Author: Peter Wallace
Lent, A Necessary Time of Preparation This resource provides an introduction to Lent and offers a comprehensive guide to Lenten planning. It provides suggestions for selecting passages, ideas for a sermon series, questions to consider, and sample elements of worship. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline | Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship
Unimaginable Words This Maundy Thursday or Good Friday service is patterned after tenebrae, a service of shadows or darkness. The theme is the disciple Peter's reflections on his "unimaginable words" denying Christ and his beginning to heal afterwards. Resource type: Service Outline | Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship
Suffering as the Pathway to Future Unity This article argues that Jesus' death and resurrection, due to their being "on the axis" of the universe, allow for our present sorrow to be turned into joy and reconciliation through Christ. Resource type: Article | Source: Missio Alliance | Author: Derek Vreeland The Wisdom of Ashes: Understanding Ash Wednesday The ritual of Ash Wednesday points us to resurrection and the death of despair; it is a call to embrace weakness; to repent (aligning oneself with God's nearness), and to do the work of incarnational mission.... Resource type: Article | Source: Missio Alliance | Author: Rich Villodas Ash Wednesday Worship Outline of a worship service of repentance and renewal for Ash Wednesday, including prayers, invitation, scripture, music, imposition of ashes, benediction, and a link to a meditation by Debra Rienstra. Resource type: Element of Worship | Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship | Author: Debra Rienstra
Go Down Death This 1934 painting by Aaron Douglas depicts the funeral sermon poem, "Go Down, Death," by James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938) Resource type: Image | Source: clevelandart.org | Author: Aaron Douglas Why Church Death is Healthy Using the analogy of trees and a forest, Kris Beckert encourages us to see the ministry of a local church as a life cycle. By embracing our place in such cycle, we may experience new life. Resource type: Article | Source: Missio Alliance | Author: Kris Beckert Full Text Hymns on Death It is not death to diePD
From Death to LifePD
I cannot shun the stroke of deathPD
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Why Ash Wednesday? An article exploring Ash Wednesday and the implications for believers. Resource type: Article | Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship
Biblical Teaching on Life after Death A short article introducing several sermons on life after death - what the bible teaches and what remains a mystery. A pastoral series for when we are hurting and asking questions. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: Groundwork | Author: Courtney Jacob Death Confronts Us In this sobering Good Friday sermon, Katerina Whitley offers an ever-timely reflection on the lectionary texts (Isaiah 52-53, John 18-19), helping the reader to understand the magnitude of Christ's suffering. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Sermons That Work | Author: Katerina K. Whitley A Good Funeral: Worship in the face of death Since death and loss are such a large part of our lives, Ron Rienstra looks at how funerals compare with our Sunday worship. If something would not work at a funeral, should it be in worship... Resource type: Article | Source: Reformed Worship | Author: Ron Rienstra Ash Wednesday: Death and Repentance In this Ash Wednesday article, Marcus Borg reflects on the reality of death and our need for repentance. Borg discusses how our Lenten journey with Christ requires us to "return" to God and open our minds. Resource type: Article | Source: Day1 | Author: Marcus J. Borg Death And Rebirth: The Role Of Extinction In Evolution This sermon starter considers the the role of death in evolution from both scientific and theological perspectives, encouraging pastors to create safe-space for truth-telling and dialogue where tough questions about science and religion can be asked. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline | Source: Fuller Plpit | Author: Zachariah Ellis
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