Volume 12, Number 3
Preaching in a Mission Setting
Pastor Merton contrasts serving a congregation with a thousand communicant members to service in a mission congregation with twelve communicants meeting in a classroom.
I think it was Professor Balge who once commented that, while in the pastoral ministry, he couldn’t imagine a Monday morning without an exegesis. … Not until my eighth year in the ministry was I won over to his wisdom.
This year calls for six Sundays between the Epiphany of our Lord and the Transfiguration of our Lord. How is Christ revealed in the Gospel for these Sundays?
The Miracle of the Transfiguration
Christ’s miracles are well-known, but often misunderstood. While most recognize the element of compassion in Christ’s miracles, many miss the underlying purpose… .The Transfiguration of our Lord is a miracle that dramatically revealed his glory, yet provided no physical benefit to anyone.