Search Results

Search results 1-20 of 428
  • 1
  • 2
  • ...
Heresy and Creativity David Lose reflects on orthodoxy and heresy, suggesting that only by pushing boundaries can we discern which boundaries are essential, and that only by risking the unorthodox can we be truly creative. Resource type: Article Source: Day1 Author: David J. Lose Heresy and the Johannine Epistles In this podcast, Allen Padgett of Luther Seminary provides a brief, concise account of heresy addressed in the Johannine epistles in this video. (Length 0:30) Resource type: Audio/Video Source: Enter the Bible Author: Allen Padgett My First Heresy In this reflection, Michael Jinkins finds it odd that Christianity places so much emphasis on holding metaphysical opinions about matters that cannot be known by mortals, suggesting a move past enforcing conformity to encouraging adventure. Resource type: Article Source: Ministry Matters Author: Michael Jinkins Bodies and Heresy This article argues for the centrality of physical health to our faith, suggesting that when we fail to care for our bodies, we are guilty of Gnosticism--the notion that bodies don’t matter as much as souls. Resource type: Article Source: Faith and Leadership Author: Heather Moffitt Preaching from a Manuscript is Not Heresy This article considers the value of manuscript preaching, urging preachers to be "true to themselves" and to use a manuscript without feeling guilty, if a manuscript will help them communicate better. Resource type: Article Source: Working Preacher Author: Tom Teichmann Bodies and heresy Heather Moffitt offers three theological truths relevant to how we treat our bodies: we are called to be stewards of our bodies; salvation includes our bodies; and the eschatological restoration of all creation includes our bodies. Resource type: Article Source: Faith and Leadership Author: Heather Moffitt Against Heresies This quote from "Against Heresies, 5.33.3 in The Ante-Nicene Fathers, vol. 1" describes the metaphor of the vine and branches representing Christ and Christians, specifically exploring how the vine will grow with time. Resource type: Book Quote Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching Author: Irenaeus Mitt the Heretic Writing on Mormonism and Islam as historical Christian heresies, this article by Daniel Meeter discusses explores interfaith ... a natural progression from the extent to which heresy persists within Protestantism. Resource type: Article Source: Perspectives Journal Author: Daniel Meeter Marathons as Grace or Heresy? Does the desire to complete marathons have similar impulses as Pelagianism? Jason Byassee reflects upon his marathon experience. To run 26.2 miles is a massive achievement. But grace is always greater than our works. Resource type: Article Source: Faith and Leadership Author: Jason Byassee From Culture Wars to Hospitality A blog piece from The Colossian Forum, a group dedicating to engaging conflict. The blog recapitulates a "workshop introducing our approach to difficult conversations, tailoring it to the needs of higher education institutions." Resource type: Article Source: Colossian Forum Blog Author: Lori Wilson Bishop Advocates Heresy Over Division This sermon illustration for 2 Timothy 4:3, Acts 20:30, or 1 Timothy 1:9-11 is a quote highlighting themes of unity and conflict: "If you must make a choice between heresy and schism, always choose heresy." Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: Preaching Today Author: Peter James Lee The Importance of Knowing Heresy This sermon illustration outlines the importance of knowing heresy, suggesting that it "is almost impossible to appreciate the meaning of orthodoxy without understanding the heresies that forced its development." Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: Preaching Today Author: Roger Olson Full Text Hymns on Heresy The Church's one foundationPD
We praise Thee, O God, our Lord and our King!PD
O Lord, Look Down from Heaven, Behold©
See more hymns...
New challenges, ancient solutions Written by Robert Webber and others, “Call to an Ancient-Evangelical Future” criticized the practices of worship and discipleship of the contemporary evangelical church, exhorting it to shun modernity by practicing a faith consistent with inherited tradition.... Resource type: Article Source: Christian History and Biography Author: Bob Webber et al She Would Follow only Christ This article tells the story of Katharina Schütz Zell (c. 1498–1562), and her place in the early history of the Protestant Reformation as one who defended the maligned and followed Christ. Resource type: Article Source: Christian History and Biography Author: Elsie McKee He Wanted to Justify Himself Emily Stroble's reflection on Jesus' parable of the good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37) sees the people who disagree with us as "Samaritans" and challenges us to be willing to receive mercy from them. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline Source: Colossian Forum Blog Author: Emily Stroble Abraham’s Other Wife: Negotiating Homosexuality in a Situation of Ecclesiological Chaos Using the story of Abraham and Hagar, Michael Pahls argues that the church, while it cannot condone homosexual practice, can no longer "other" gay Christians. They are kin, he says, and bound up with us. Resource type: Article Source: Perspectives Journal Author: Michael J. Pahls Contend for the Faith David Bast and Scott Hoezee consider the book of Jude. Jude’s urgent memo to the church is to remain vigilant, recognize perversions of the gospel truth, and commit ourselves to God who can uphold us. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: Groundwork Author: Scott Hoezee A Call for Evangelical Christian Nonviolence This 1975 article by Ronald Sider discusses peace and nonviolence in the context of cold-war era politics. Resource type: Article Source: Religion Online Author: Ronald J. Sider Thomas as the First Heretic Thomas was the first Christian to dissent formally from a fundamental conviction of the gathered church. Yet he remained in the community centered on Christ--humble and open and ultimately forgiven and transformed by Christ's peace. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: The Sunday Website Author: John Kavanaugh, SJ Not a Soap Opera This article argues that the “soap opera” aspects of 16th century religious reform in England allowed women to play vital parts in a national drama. Resource type: Article Source: Christian History and Biography Author: Calvin Lane
Search results 1-20 of 428
  • 1
  • 2
  • ...