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Jesus Is for Losers "Folks are hungry for a Christianity that mirrors Jesus, not the judgmentalism that has done more to repel than to woo people towards God's grace." Resource type: Article | Source: The Christian Reflection Project | Author: Shane Claiborne Learning Discernment from the Desert Monastics An article by L. Roger Owens about applying desert monastics' wisdom about discernment in a modern context. Owens tells of a classroom exercise that revealed discernment as a "learned gift" that requires the absence of judgmentalism. Resource type: Article | Source: Faith and Leadership | Author: L. Roger Owens Judgment and Love If there is one absolute in our secular culture today it is non-judgmentalism. How should we navigate the ways of judgement and love? A sermon from Bishop Robert Barron. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Word on Fire | Author: Bishop Robert Barron An Eight Letter to the Church in N America In this article, David Fitch encourages churches of all denominations to rise above the ideological crises of the truth of God not being seen through our actions and in so doing, proclaim the gospel anew. Resource type: Article | Source: Missio Alliance | Author: David Fitch The Arrogance of Our Religion "O Lord...We pout in our prosperity when you distribute your generosity so 'unjustly.'" A prayer of confession by Bill Wesner, based on Psalm 145, Matthew 20:1-16, and Philippians 1:21-30, that contrasts our judgmentalism with God's mercy. Resource type: Element of Worship | Source: Re-Worship | Author: Bill Wesner Prayer of Confession: Hoarding God's blessings Christine Longhurst presents a prayer of confession inspired by Joshua 5:9-12. It asks mercy for our self-centeredness, self-righteousness, and judgmentalism. Resource type: Element of Worship | Source: Re-Worship | Author: Christine Longhurst True Fasting Asking God to keep us from dry religion, legalism, judgmentalism, personal piety, selfishness, and lifeless worship, John van de Laar's prayer asks God to teach us "true fasting" that reflects God's love with compassion and service. Resource type: Element of Worship | Source: Sacredise | Author: John van de Laar The Ones We Long For Expressing our world's divisiveness, exclusion, and judgmentalism, John van de Laar's prayer asks that God give us the courage to be people who can fulfill society's longing for healing, restoration, unity, and inclusion. Resource type: Element of Worship | Source: Sacredise | Author: John van de Laar Earthly Rewards, Blaming the Refs, Tim Tebow, and What to do When the Root Beer is Gone The illustrations here can be used in a sermon on heroism and compassion, judgmentalism and blame, spiritual blindness and repentance, media bias, marriage and love, evangelism and gospel outreach. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Matt Woodley Ethics Shiao Chong draws out the differences between being judgmental and holding someone accountable or being being discerning. Being judgmental arises from our sinful desire to avoid our own faults by focusing on another's. Resource type: Article | Source: The Banner | Author: Shiao Chong Full Text Hymns on Judgmentalism The Great Judgment MorningPD
Day of Judgment, Day of WondersPD
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Looking Up A worship planning guide including hymns, prayers, reflections, and more. The theme is repentance and faith, based on Psalm 107, John 3:14-21, Ephesians 2:1-10, and Numbers 21:4-9. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline | Source: Sacredise | Author: John van de Laar Getting Serious In this written sermon, David Galloway preaches on Mark 9:38-50, emphasizing our need to find commonality within our various Christian denominations and practices. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Day1 | Author: David Galloway How We Should Deal With the Sins of Others...And How We Usually Get It Wrong Commenting on Luke 17:3-4, Mark Roberts discusses Jesus' approach to dealing with the sin of a fellow Christian: "the messy middle between judgmental criticism and passive acceptance." We are to confront with the goal of forgiveness. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: The High Calling | Author: Mark D. Roberts Welcome the Weak in Faith This devotional on Romans 14:1 suggests that we examine our own feelings and actions when we become judgmental and divisive in our attitudes toward other Christians. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: The High Calling | Author: Mark Roberts Welcome the Weak in Faith Mark D. Roberts reflects on Romans 14 and the conflict between Christians surrounding food choices. It encourages us to examine ourselves, asking: Am I welcoming into Christian fellowship those with whom I have differences of opinion? Resource type: Devotional | Source: The High Calling | Author: Mark D Roberts Seventh Sunday After Pentecost This Sunday marks one of places in the lectionary where the Old Testament and Epistle readings change to new books at the same time, allowing the possibility of a shift in focus to another of the... Resource type: Article | Source: Discipleship Ministries The power of holiness Commenting on 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11, Jane Patterson discusses Paul's emphasis on preparation for the day of the Lord, because "the full presence of absolute holiness is destructive to whoever or whatever is unprepared" for it. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: Working Preacher - Preach This Week | Author: Jane Patterson When It Comes to Knowing God, Community Matters According to the Bible, true spirituality, though deeply personal, is also deeply corporate. When it comes to knowing God, community matters. Resource type: Devotional | Source: The High Calling | Author: Mark D. Roberts
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