Clips And Quips For Midnight Oil Sermons And Last-Minute Sunday School Lessons
366 Language Tools For Preachers And Teachers
I hope this book's "clips and quips" not only will provide resources you find useful, but also will serve to spark your own creativity in creating your own metaphors, analogies, and language tools. It often is not easy, but it can be fun and even awe-inspiring to take on the very essential task of writing and rewriting as you seek to hammer out your own language tools. Various authorities in the field of religious and theological language can be cited to show the type of challenge we are up against in trying to find suitable language for use in preaching and teaching.
Are you paying attention? Or are you paying attention to the wrong stuff? A voice that sounds a lot like Wisdom as we met her in Proverbs begs us to learn from past experience, so as not to spend money when we can get free stuff. The first generation liberated from Egypt died in the desert because they didn’t learn. And when the people pointed with oohs and ahhs towards current events, Jesus asked them to learn from the past to recognize that some things are not as significant as the eternal choices.
The government has finally woken up to the fact that the health of our children in this country is threatened by their food. For two generations, since World War II, food has become increasingly processed and the era of the fast food meal is well and truly with us.
Karen hates church. She feels it's a place where people are brainwashed. She thinks the people who go to church are weak, looking for a crutch in sermons that tell them how to behave. Karen clearly has an issue with established religion.