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Mark Labberton on Preaching that Changes the State of Knowledge

Mark Labberton on Preaching that Changes the State of Knowledge

What is the Church’s mission? Well, one of the ways you could describe the Church’s mission is with the same aphorism to permanently change knowledge—of God, of our human existence, of the universe, of all things. The mission of God is to bring up all reality into a knowing of those things of God, of his Son Jesus Christ, which has implications that far outstrip any small creedal expression that only in the most finite way gives language to the total reality of God’s existence in life.

An Interview with Mark Labberton on Courageous, Science-Engaged Faith

An Interview with Mark Labberton on Courageous, Science-Engaged Faith

There is no escaping that we live in this kind of a universe, and we can be grateful for the discoveries of science across that enormous spectrum of material existence. So that puts it squarely on the table. The question is, can the church join in? Is it going to step toward that reality—the awesome, really beyond imagination kind of reality? Or are we going to just avoid it? Or are we going to blame science, as if it is the problem?

Preaching That Connects Creation Care to Climate Change

Preaching That Connects Creation Care to Climate Change

The bigger question that pastors must address in their congregation is: do people see faith and science as enemies or partners? “Unless people are willing to have that conversation, chances are they’re not willing to have other conversations,” [McBride] said, such as the one that could bridge an understanding of creation care with concern about climate change.

A Case Study on Science in Sermons

A Case Study on Science in Sermons

The pulpit is where we give credibility to the gospel of Jesus Christ, not astronomy, biology, or medicine. This is one of the reasons we wanted to share Dolson’s sermon with you: the message is not first and foremost about science. Rather, science is used to further Dolson’s explication of Psalm 19 as he proclaims the gospel.

Science-Engaged Worship from ECLAS

Science-Engaged Worship from ECLAS

ECLAS (Equipping Christian Leaders in an Age of Science) in one of our peer organizations. They recently launched their own blog which includes resources and recommendations for science-engaged worship, including when it comes to preaching, music, the church calendar, and more.

How can our team help your church engage science?

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