We Believe in the Coming of God’s Realm and Reign to the World

I’m very much enjoying being back in the pulpit on a weekly basis.  At Duke Memorial United Methodist Church, we are entering “The Great Fifty Days of Joy” that is Easter.  With all Christians, United Methodists proclaim Christ’s resurrection as the point of our faith, the hope of the world.  Here are some Easter thoughtsContinue reading “We Believe in the Coming of God’s Realm and Reign to the World”

Cruciform Preaching: Implications of the Cross for Preaching

When I came to you, brothers and sisters, I did not come proclaiming to you the testimony of God in lofty words or wisdom.  For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and him crucified.  And I was with you in weakness and in much fear and trembling; and my speech andContinue reading “Cruciform Preaching: Implications of the Cross for Preaching”