Psalm Lesson: Psalm 23 for May 3, 2009

Friends, Here is my first installment of this week’s Lectionary notes. These notes are on Psalm 23. For part of the time while I was writing these notes I was listening to David Crowder*Band’s A Collision or 3+4=7. There are ten (10) pages of notes that include relevant cross-references and quotes and personal observations about… Continue reading Psalm Lesson: Psalm 23 for May 3, 2009

Skycast: The Unveiling of Jesus to the Church

Friends, I am happy to announce to you that along with my weekly sermons, I will begin doing a series of podcasts here at Life Under the Blue Sky. The first series of podcasts I have scheduled will be from the book of the Revelation. I will not be covering the entire book, but rather… Continue reading Skycast: The Unveiling of Jesus to the Church

New Pastor’s Prayer Thoughts is Up

Friends, In this newest post, I continue my series on developing the language of prayer by looking at six very short (one or two line) prayers found in the Old and New Testaments. Prayer, says Eugene Peterson, is one of the best ways to express the rather gritty nature of our humanity. We should think… Continue reading New Pastor’s Prayer Thoughts is Up

Eugene Peterson: Tell it Slant, pt 4 in the Conversations in Spiritual Theology

Friends, I have made it no secret here that my favorite author, far and away, is Eugene Peterson. I have been devouring his books since a professor in College introduced me to his writings in a small book on the Revelation called Reversed Thunder. Well, Peterson’s work has come a long way and I have… Continue reading Eugene Peterson: Tell it Slant, pt 4 in the Conversations in Spiritual Theology