By David J. Lose on Oct 9, 2018
David Lose reminds us we are not alone in our task; someone has been lifting us up for centuries.
By David J. Lose on Apr 4, 2018
When a sermon includes the following seven central elements, and when the Holy Spirit is present, something happens—the Word comes alive and people come to faith.
By David J. Lose on Dec 14, 2015
Why is there an Advent passage about John and his doubts? Turns out there are plenty of good reasons.
By David J. Lose on May 18, 2015
Few holidays present themselves as ripe for nostalgia as Pentecost. Weren't these the glory days of the church--spirit-filled preaching, attentive listening, 3,000 converted in a single day?
By David J. Lose on Nov 26, 2014
This is the way thanksgiving always works--in giving thanks for a gift given, we are blessed again.
By David J. Lose on Nov 18, 2014
Here's the problem: Thanksgiving--that is, the genuine expression of gratitude--can't be forced.
By David J. Lose on Jun 5, 2014
There's nothing more resistant to purposeful, hopeful action in the present than nostalgia, the longing for a bygone era.
By David J. Lose on Jun 3, 2014
It's often the really challenging passages that yield the most interesting sermons.
By David J. Lose on Apr 8, 2014
This week, remind your people that we are free. And remind them that we are aided by God's powerful Spirit who will take us places we'd never imagined.
By David J. Lose on Sep 10, 2013
When to insist on law and when to suspend it? For whom? Will things fall apart if we get it wrong?
By David J. Lose on Aug 31, 2013
What might our personal and congregational lives look like if we took Jesus' words more seriously at home, work, school and in our communities?