Tag: grace

Armstrong, Medieval Wisdom for Modern Christians

The Pietist Schoolman Podcast, Episode #26: Medieval Wisdom for Modern Protestants

On the newest episode of The Pietist Schoolman Podcast, Sam and I put the Reformation on hold for a moment to consider the Christianity that lies on the other side of 1517: the faith of the Middle Ages. Featured Book Chris R. Armstrong, Medieval Wisdom for Modern Christians: Finding Authentic Faith in a Forgotten Age with C.S.…

C.O. Rosenius preaching

The Pietist Schoolman Podcast, Episode #23: Preaching (and Listening)

If you’ve been waiting for Mark — one of the best preachers I know — to talk about preaching and proclamation, this episode is for you. If you’ve been waiting for Sam to help us think through the importance of Christians taking up what Krista Tippett calls a “ministry of listening,” this episode is also for you. And if…

Gracious Pagans: A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 12 February 2012

Revised Common Lectionary Page for 12 February 2012 (Sixth Sunday of Advent, Year B) 2 Kings 5:1-14  • Psalm 30  • 1 Corinthians 9:24-27  • Mark 1:40-45 2 Kings 5 begins with an assertion that YHWH has been granting victory to one of Israel’s enemies, and that should grab any reader’s attention immediately.  Aram, one of the ancestral lands of Abraham…

Wisdom is Grace: A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 24 July 2011

Revised Common Lectionary Page for 24 July 2011 (th Sunday after Pentecost, Year A) Genesis 29:15-28 and Psalm 105:1-11, 45b or Psalm 128  • 1 Kings 3:5-12 and Psalm 119:129-136  • Romans 8:26-39  • Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 First, for a bit of housekeeping, I’ll be preaching next Sunday, from the 1 Kings text, so next Monday, there likely…