Thesis Turned In!

I turned in my Doctor of Ministry thesis to the printer. I am starting to have that feeling of completion. I have a few boxes to check before I am cleared for graduation in May, but this train is picking up speed. I have made my thesis available to download at Scribd.com. http://www.scribd.com/doc/137325029/Catechetical-Preaching-A-Purposeful-Element-for-Faith-Formation The title of... Continue Reading →

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Chapter turned in

Today I turned in the third chapter of my thesis to my adviser. Beginning with August 1 I have been turning in a chapter a month. I was a few days late with the chapter due September 1. Unfortunately I was more than a few days late with the chapter due October 1. The chapter... Continue Reading →

Day 3 Preaching the Parables

Understanding the context of the writing of Matthew has caused scholars to imagine that he is writing in Antioch Syria and is writing in the midst of the tension between Judaism and the developing Christian community. Four Puzzles about Mt that keep scholars up late at night! 1) Social circumstances that Matthew was written towards?... Continue Reading →

Preaching a Contextual Word Day 3–“Where do we find meaning in a world of screens?”

This lecture was led by Dr. Andrew Root. Much of the morning session of our class built on the work of Jean Baudrillard, a French philosopher who stands alongside Derrida. In our days meaning becomes framed by the screens in our lives. Consider how people at a concert will watch the concert through cell phones,... Continue Reading →

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