Search ResultsLent, 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.
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See more hymns... Unity and Integrity Is church unity even possible? In this sermon on John 17: 20-21, Todd Donatelli observes that we must live in such a unity of relationship that we are not able to separate ourselves from each other.... | | Unity in the Church Even in the early churches, the pursuit of unity was not easy, says Thomas Lane Butts. But Lent is a good time for Christians to reconsider their responsibility for unity in the community of faith. | | The Unity of the Church James McCord preaches from John 17, Jesus' high priestly prayer, in which Jesus has three concerns: that the disciples would be kept from the world, kept in unity, and would be witnesses of God's reconciling mission.... | | How Age Diversity Threatens Unity in the Church Restoring unity in the North American church today requires us to thoughtfully engage in understanding and navigating age diversity. Jolene Erlacher shares the necessity of intergenerational understanding to restore unity in the church. | | The Theological Foundation of Christian Unity A devotional reflection by Mark D. Roberts on Ephesians 4:4-5. Roberts illuminates how the grammer of the verses emphasizes that God's unity creates the unity that is, or should be, seen in the church. | | Conflict Makes Unity More Valuable 'Unity becomes precious when you walk through conflict in order to reach it." This quote by Lynn Buzzard is useful as a sermon illustration. | | Unity in the Kingdom: On Faith and Food Ruthie Johnson grew up in a community where eating together was a value. She says, "Meal sharing is a spiritual act of unifying—sharing our life and existence with one another." | |