11th Hour Preacher Party: Puzzle Edition

It’s puzzle Sunday! The puzzle is the Trinity! How to explain? How to avoid explaining? How to avoid a wide variety of heresies? What in the world to tell the children? If you’re tackling the Genesis text from the Revised Common Lectionary, the Tuesday RCL post has some helpful thoughts and direction. Let us know… Read More

11th Hour Preacher Party: Rock & Roll Edition

For RCL preachers, it’s mostly Rock Sunday; there’s some good connections and discussions on the RGBP post from Tuesday. Narrative Lectionary preachers are encountering church conflict in Acts 15 (and perhaps within their own congregations), and the Tuesday NL post has some intriguing questions to consider. Besides the lectionary passages to consider, there’s Mother’s Day… Read More

11th Hour Preacher Party: Palm/Passion Sunday Edition

Preachers, lace up those running shoes! The liturgical world moves quickly this week, and this Sunday starts the marathon. What is on your schedule? Palms? Passion? Some of both? Our discussions of the Revised Common Lectionary texts and the Narrative Lectionary texts may be helpful. If you’re working ahead, don’t miss this post about Maundy Thursday,… Read More

11th Hour Preacher Party: Choosing Edition

An inconsequential party game to start off: Would you rather eat Valentine’s conversation hearts or marshmallows?  Would you rather take a 30 minute nap in the morning or just go to bed 30 minutes earlier that night? Would you rather vacuum or dust? As you may surmise, I’m pondering the Deuteronomy passage from the Revised… Read More

11th Hour Preacher Party: the Home Stretch

Preachers, it’s the home stretch! Fourth Sunday of Advent, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, then we’re finished! Until…you know…the next Sunday. In any case, we are here to party today! Maybe you’re able to work ahead, thanks to a choir cantata or children’s program today. Or maybe you’re working on a sermon for tomorrow. We’re here… Read More

11th Hour Preacher Party: Gathering Thoughts

What a week it has been, especially for preachers in the United States, but we know that U.S. elections have affected the whole world community. Lectionary preachers, both RCL and Narrative, can find discussions from our site’s Tuesday postings. If you haven’t checked the RevGalBlogPals facebook community, there are several threads where people are working… Read More