Special Service: Worshipping with the Fifth Gospel

On December 3, 2017, I and my student, Jessica Smoker, had privilege of leading worship for LCC’s International Christian Fellowship, which is an occasional English-language worship service led by staff and faculty.

Jess and I did an independent study on the Book of Isaiah that semester. We discovered that we are both musical, and decided that one of her assignments should be for us to craft a worship service structured around songs from Isaiah, and short teachings from the passages on which those songs are based. Continue reading

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January 2018 Update

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“Therefore say, ‘Thus says the Lord YHWH, “Though I had removed them far away among the nations and though I had scattered them among the countries, yet I was a sanctuary for them a little while in the countries where they had gone.”’” (Ezek 11:16)
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Review of ‘Sit At My Right Hand’ in the Journal of Hebrew Scriptures

Brendan Youngberg has published a slightly more critical review of ‘Sit At My Right Hand’ in the Journal of Hebrew Scriptures: Continue reading

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‘Sit At My Right Hand’ in Paperback

One of the drawbacks of publishing in an academic series is the very high price, which makes the book initially accessible to academics and libraries who can afford to pay “top dollar” to stay current in the field. Continue reading

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November Update

Greetings from Klaipėda! A lot has happened in the last couple of months. Here’s a taste of what’s been going on… Continue reading

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My Journey to Affirming the Ordination of Women (Part X)

Even as my last post on this site suggested that I might not do much blogging in the near future, I feel compelled to (finally) round off my series on my journey to affirming women’s ordination. Continue reading

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The View from Copenhagen

Sitting in the lounge at Copenhagen International Airport on my way to Boston, enjoying free coffee and putting up with loud construction noises downstairs, I realize that I have not written much at THTW lately beyond our Giffones in Lithuania updates and sermon audio.

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Sermon: A Personal Encounter

This is the audio (24:24, 22.3 MB) of a sermon delivered at LCC’s International Christian Fellowship on November 12 entitled, “A Personal Encounter.” The text was Psalm 73Continue reading

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Sermon: New Family, New Temple

This is the audio (20:00, 18.4 MB) of a sermon delivered at a chapel service at LCC on October 11 entitled, “New Family, New Temple.” The text was Ephesians 2:11-22, part of a series of sermons on Ephesians entitled, “A New World Order.” Continue reading

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September Update

Greetings from Klaipėda! Here’s what’s been happening… Continue reading

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