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Review of the Apocalyptic Literature by Stephen L. Cook

Stephen L. Cook provides his readers with an introduction into the highly imaginative world of apocalyptic literature. Cook writes from an academic’s perspective, and yet his Christian faith comes through as the fruit of his research comes to light in … Continue reading

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Review of The Prophetic Literature, by Marvin A. Sweeney

Marvin A. Sweeney provides a very educational and introductory look into the books of the Prophets. The prophetic books include the works of Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and the books of the Twelve, commonly called the Minor Prophets. Sweeney examines each … Continue reading

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Review of The Wisdom Literature by Richard J. Clifford

Richard J. Clifford has provided a good introductory work to the books in Scripture known as the Wisdom Literature; Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, and key Apocryphal texts such as Wisdom of Solomon, and Sirach. Clifford reminds readers that the … Continue reading

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Engaging God –week 4

Tonight is our final installment of our Engage God series for our youth group. Our congregation has been considering what this means since January, and will continue through the rest of this year.  What a great year it has been … Continue reading

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Beatitudes: 1

We just launched into a new Sunday School study of the Beatitudes. I have enjoyed getting reacquainted with what are quite possibly the first words of Jesus to his disciples as a group. 1Now when he saw the crowds, he … Continue reading

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LTC ’09: MS drama

Misunderstanding of the theme: Life-Light-Word Setting: In a Sunday School MS class room, studying the Gospel of John. The Youth Minister is desperately trying to convey what John is about, and the kids don’t get it, or do they? Brandon … Continue reading

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retooling youth ministry

Our congregation is moving towards doing small groups on Sunday night. I am excited about this change and the direction that we are moving in. I feel like this will be a positive thing for our people. Because of our … Continue reading

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