Jason Byassee teaches homiletics at Vancouver School of Theology.
NASA is, to say the least, enthusiastic about The Martian. The film is a really, really good commercial for a future budgetary request.
A screen in a sanctuary used to be a signal that a congregation had taken a side in the worship wars. Now it's just a sign that a church is open and functioning.
Communicating Faith in an Age of Skepticism
Preaching, Death, and Hope
A Fresh Paradigm for Preaching
Equipping the Community for Faithful Witness
Room to Speak, Space to Listen
Six books on the craft and its purpose
My sixth-grade sex ed teacher held up a worksheet and apologized: “I know this is sort of unromantic.” Books on preaching can leave us similarly cold.
Augustine said the lesson's content is not as important as the teacher's desire. Passion is what instructs—and I'm teaching my children Star Wars.
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