Living in Perichoresis
In his Farewell Discourse (John 14:8-17), Jesus initiated the disciples into the inner workings of the Trinity, inviting his followers then and now to experience perichoresis: to abide, dwell, indwell, and have union with the Trinity.
Theology of the Cloud
In this article, Tom Arthur offers a brief theological sketch for social media, using four biblical-theological concepts: people of the Book, the ascension, perichoresis, and the parousia.
Being #TrulyHuman in Protest: The Icon of the Trinity
While the church may not experience perfect unity, it is called to be an icon of the unity of the Trinity. According to Ty Grigg, this unity—or perichoresis—provides a model for protest as sacrament.
Trinity Sunday: God-in-relationship
This worship planning resource for Trinity Sunday emphasizes the teaching of the Triune God who calls us into community of love, justice, and peace with God and one another now and in the age to come.
The Relational Trinity
In John 16, Jesus gives perhaps the most complete articulation of the Trinity, portraying the Trinity not systematically, but relationally. This sermon starter provides suggestions for preaching the love that characterizes the Trinity.
Resurrecting the Trinity
In this sermon starter for John 16:12-15, David Lose examines the ways in which the doctrine of the Trinity makes a difference in the average Christian’s life.
No images can do justice to the breadth and depth of the love, grace, and power of our Triune God. Resources for finding the Trinity in Proverbs 8; Psalm 8; Romans 5:1-5; and John 16:12-15.
Preaching and worship planning resources for Trinity Sunday, based on Proverbs 8, Psalm 8, Romans 5:1-5 and John 16:12-15, focusing on the Triune God. It includes resources for Peace with Justice and Heritage Sundays.
This sermon on John 15:1-17 focuses on connections in the workplace that sow seeds of faith, suggesting that we bear fruit when we engage, when we love and care, and when we share hospitality.
Our Church and Vision
John Navone discusses the necessity of sustained ecumenical dialogue and relationship between the Catholic church and other Christian denominations, based on the Church's common foundation in Christ.
Dance of the Trinity on the Shoreline
Andres Amador creates giant sand patterns on beaches using only a rake. His beautiful designs integrate art and nature united in the universal movements of earth, air, water, fire, planets and stars, seashells and galaxies.
High Priest in the Order of Melchizedek
This sermon starter on Hebrews 5:1-10 considers some textual issues, concluding that Jesus finished his race, completed his mission of becoming a perfect human being, thus reversing the course of Adam’s life.
Art, Worship, Creation...
A sermon on art and worship: video and transcript "Art that resonates with the order in creation conveys to us a deeper character of our creator and the character of the order he has placed there."
Worship Resources for Trinity Sunday
Preaching and worship planning resources for Trinity Sunday, focused on Isaiah 6:1-8, Psalm 29, Romans 8:12-17, John 3:1-17.
Jesus Shames the Pharisees
Preaching notes by Scott Hoezee on Matthew 22:34-46: When the Pharisees try to trap Jesus with a basic question, Jesus subtly asserts his divinity and shames the Pharisees with a basic answer.
Prayer to the Trinity: Blest Community
A contemplative prayer of petition to the Trinity. Make us like you, "eternally giving... and eternally receiving." Teach us "your dance of surrendered love."
Revealed in Story
It is in our prayer, then, more readily than in our formal theology that we come to understand the Trinity. A reflection for preaching Deuteronomy 4:32-40 by Dennis Hamm.
Nicodemus' Encounter with Jesus
Scott Hoezee offers sermon help on the puzzling exchange in John 3:1-17. The good news is—for Nicodemus and us—the salvation and spiritual rebirth of which Jesus spoke requires far more effort on God’s part than ours....
When I Can't Pray
This Christian Century article on Romans 8 considers what prayer is and what it means for the believer. The key concept is not what we bring in prayer, but who we are participating in.
This resource provides suggestions for planning worship for Psalm 29; Isaiah 6; John 3:1-17; and Romans 8:12-17, including texts, sermon notes, songs, and prayers.