Table of Contents

Interview with John Ortberg by Micheal Duduit
Follow God’s Lead by Zack Eswine
Interview with Ralph Douglas West by Michael Duduit
It’s All in How You Tell It by Austin B. Tucker
Giving Voice to the Bible by Wayne McDill

In Ministry
Mission Trips Journeys by Scott Harris
Purchasing Church Supplies by Grace Clausing
Get Radical with Your Church Budget by Francis Chan

How Forgiveness Works by Mel Lawrenz
Is Jesus the Only Way? (Matthew 22:1-14; John 14:5-6) by Bill Bouknight
Holding the Hem (Luke 8:40-56) by Christian George

From the Lectionary
—  Proper 26 (A) November 2, 2008
Living Worthy of God’s Call (1 Thessalonians 2:9-13)
—  Proper 27 (A) November 9, 2008
Hope in the Face of Death (1 Thessalonians 4:13-18)
—  Proper 28 (A) November 16, 2008
Is the Curtain Rising? (1 Thessalonians 5:1-11)
—  Christ the King (A) November 23, 2008
True Enlightenment (Ephesians 1:15-23)
  1st Sunday of Advent (B) November 30, 2008
Amazed by Grace (1 Corinthians 1:3-9)
—  2nd Sunday of Advent (B) December 7, 2008
Stay Focused on the Promise (2 Peter 3:8-15a)
— 3rd Sunday of Advent (B) December 14, 2008
God’s Guidance (1 Thessalonians 5:16-24)
— 4th Sunday of Advent (B) December 21, 2008
Unwrapping Christmas (Luke 1:26-38)
— 1st Sunday After Christmas December 28, 2008
New Starts (Luke 2:22-40)

TO ILLUSTRATE by Austin B. Tucker
Adversity’s Opportunity
Adversity, Preparing for
How Great Is Our God!
Looking Ahead
To Be Seen of Men
Unpopular Promises

Preacher to Preacher
Indescribable Love! Indispensable Virtue! by Leslie Holmes

The Preacher’s Bookshelf
Preaching to a Post-Everything World
We Preach Not Ourselves
Who Gets to Narrate the World?

Back Page Pulpit
What’s in a Word? by Michael Duduit

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