Monthly Archives: April 2008

Cultural Relevance vs. Cultural Literacy

How to Preach Real, Relevant, Relational and Revolutionary Sermons Cultural Relevance vs. Cultural Literacy There is a great fear in the Contemporary Christian Culture (well, the whole culture is based on fear. So this is one of the great fears) … Continue reading

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Ask Questions You Don’t Already Know the Answers To

How to Preach Real, Relevant, Relational and Revolutionary Sermons Ask Questions You Don’t Already Know the Answers To Preaching begins with reading and asking questions.  Asking real questions.  Question you don’ already know the answers to.  If you already know … Continue reading

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The Absorbed Reading of the Text

How to Preach Real, Relevant, Relational and Revolutionary Sermons The Absorbed Reading of the Text It is remarkable that someone growing up in the C. C. C. can hear the same Bible stories and have them interrupted in Sunday School, … Continue reading

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The Preacher Needs to Disappear

How to Preach Real, Relevant, Relational and Revolutionary Sermons The Preacher Needs to Disappear A preacher who is well loved, good looking, and a skilled orator presents the same problem as irritating, unattractive bore.  The Preacher is distracting.  In the … Continue reading

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House of Mercy on the Road in Chicago

House of Mercy on the Road Debbie Blue, Russell Rathbun and Linda Buturian will be in Chicago at Wicker Park Grace Wed. April 16 to read from their books and talk about the Church they started with their friends way … Continue reading

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