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Advent Hope: Staying Afloat In this Advent reflection, the author ponders the challenge of offering real hope in the midst of difficult circumstances. Resource type: Article Source: The High Calling
Marriage Enrichment Sunday Brandon A. Boyd develops a service around the desire to strengthen and support married congregants. He provides many resources including questions themed around marriage, worship themes, Sunday school class ideas, and advice for marriage. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline Source: The African American Lectionary Author: Brandon A. Boyd A Service of Christian Marriage This resource offers in-depth explanation of and instructions for the service of Christian marriage, as found in the United Methodist Hymnal. Everything about the service is designed to witness that this is a Christian marriage. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline Source: Discipleship Ministries Author: United Methodist Church - Discipleship Ministries Marriage Enrichment Sunday This sermon starter and commentary on Genesis 2:18-25 offers worship resources from an African American perspective for a Marriage Enrichment Sunday. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline Source: The African American Lectionary Author: Stacey M. Floyd-Thomas Marriage and Family Ministry Starts in Our Own Homes This article encourages clergy and laypersons to put limits on and boundaries around their work/ministry. The imposition of such limits will help clergy, laypersons, and congregations foster healthy marriages, families, persons, and churches. Resource type: Article Source: Discipleship Ministries Author: Jane P. Ives The Presentation and Marriage of the Virgin, and the Annunciation In this 16th century three-paneled oil painting by Benedetto Diana, one can see three scenes from the life of Mary: her presentation, marriage, and annunciation. The story of the latter can be found in Luke 1:26-38. Resource type: Image Source: nga.gov Author: Benedetto Diana Making Mud Pies A sermon on 2 Corinthians 5:1-7, 14-17 and Psalm 40. When faced with desperate situations -- like some people in Haiti -- God promises deliverance and renewal in the transformation of the new creation in Christ. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) Source: Faith and Leadership Author: Christi O. Brown Marriage as Ministry (Part One) Why do so many Christian marriages end in divorce? Reflecting on Genesis 2-3, Efrem Smith invites Christians to rethink marriage. Covenant marriage is about the advancement of God's kingdom on earth. Resource type: Article Source: Missio Alliance Author: Efrem Smith Marriage as Ministry (Part Two) Do you go into marriage to get your individual needs met? Efrem Smith explains how Christians should understand marriage. Resource type: Article Source: Missio Alliance Author: Efrem Smith Full Text Hymns on Marriage Lord, Today Bless This New Marriage©
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Resurrected Marriages This sermon illustration for Matthew 19:3-9, Luke 16:18, or 1 Corinthians 7:27 quotes Jerry Kirk: "I have seen resurrection in marriage...the persons became genuinely convicted by their sin and did not see divorce as an option." Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: Preaching Today Author: Jerry Kirk Marriage Enrichment Sunday In this commentary Forrest Elliott Harris, Sr. laments the decline of strong marriages in the black church, and sees Hebrews 13:4 as a call to fidelity and wholeness in sexuality and love in marriage. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: The African American Lectionary Author: Forrest Elliott Harris, Sr. Marriage in the Fellowship of the Faithful Adult Sunday School lesson / Study guide about marriage as a calling to ministry for some. Liturgical elements and discussion questions included. Resource type: Study Guide Source: The Christian Reflection Project Author: Robert B. Kruschwitz Marriage the Divine Ideal God has an ideal understanding of what marriage is supposed to be. It's not meant to be temporary or to include divorce. It is a serious binding contract. John R. Gunn reminds us of its importance. Resource type: Article Source: Day1 Author: John R. Gunn Marriage Enrichment Sunday This worship planning resource is for a Marriage Enrichment Sunday. This collection includes worship planning notes, suggestions, songs, and a liturgy for a Marriage Enrichment Sunday service. Resource type: Service Outline Source: The African American Lectionary Author: W. Patrick Alston, Sr. Marriage Enrichment in Your Church This is a description of a program available to churches called "Marriage Enrichment." The program is for couples who want to "make good marriages better." The article includes some helpful "do's" and "don't's" for its implementation.... Resource type: Article Source: Ministry Matters Marriage Teaches Us Love In this sermon illustration for Song of Songs 8:7, a quote from Tim Stafford argues that while marriage itself is not the Kingdom of God, it teaches us what the Kingdom is like. Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: Preaching Today Author: Tim Stafford
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