Olin Moyd writes on page 36 of The Sacred Art: Redemption for African Americans meant salvation from states and circumstances as well as salvation from sin, guilt, and the consequence thereof. Redemption meant liberation from oppression, and it also meant confederation, or
Month: March 2010
A while back I wrote a post on how we sometimes domesticate Jesus. He becomes a Jesus who always supports our own causes and defeats other’s causes. As I noted before, it is easy to turn the radical Jesus, who always confronts
The question has come up on many if not most of our web seminars. The question is interesting in my own Soul Preaching ministry in that we are an eclectic mix of various denominations. While that is true, 50% of our membership
How can you preach when you don’t feel like preaching? Someone asked that question a while ago. And this is a very interesting question. Let me first of all say that you don’t have to preach every week. In the vast majority
A pastor friend of mine told me that there are many so called “great” preachers who preach “great” sermons, but their preaching does not seem to have the conversion power only given by the Holy Ghost.
Too many preachers are simply preaching sermons about “God hooking you up.” Their sermons are about what humanity is going to get. It is about the money, jobs, fame, etc that God has for those who are God’s own.
To this point we have looked at poor methods of relevance. Now I want to look at a better method. This is where you take the doctrine and show its significance for our lives. Granted this significance may be today or tomorrow