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David Lose, Senior Pastor of Mount Olivet Lutheran Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota, preaches from Matthew 4:1-11, the story of Jesus’ temptation. Lose says that the authors of Matthew and Luke believe that “in the story...
“You may not believe it, but those of us in the preaching profession sometimes wonder if it does any good.  We work at our sermons week after week…and when Sunday comes we stand in the...
Ryan Ahlgrim, pastor of First Mennonite Church, Richmond, Virginia, begins by listing several temptations he faces…eating potato chips while watching TV, ordering a steak at a restaurant, buying a new sport coat or dress shirt,...
What’s so special about Lent? Carla Pratt Keyes says, “Lent provides us with a space to examine the stories we tell, to face the feelings behind those stories, to name the longing and pain and...
The Rev. Sue Eaves, a retired Rector of the Episcopal Church, USA, was born in England, a country of lush, green, picturesque views almost completely different from those she saw while visiting the deserts of...
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