Lectionary Stories PDF Books

Download Lectionary Stories PDF books. Access full book title Lectionary Stories by John Sumwalt, the book also available in format PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format, to read online books or download Lectionary Stories full books, Click Get Books for free access, and save it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Lectionary Stories

Lectionary Stories
Author: John Sumwalt
Publisher: CSS Publishing
ISBN: 1556734360
Size: 25.40 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
View: 2484
Get Books

All these stories will touch the heart; some will evoke laughter and tears. Here is a collection of forty stories, each simple and to the point. They are based on lectionary cycle A. The stories examine basic theological and moral questions. Very often the story offers a surprise, an ironic twist or reversal as in the parables of Jesus. The collection will assist the lectionary preacher. Although created for adults, the stories appeal to children and youth. "John Sumwalt's stories are a treat -- the gospel comes alive in common life and in regular people and suddenly we are enchanted by grace. I am putting it on my shelf right up next to Martin Bell and Walter Wangerin." Donald F. Chatfield Professor of Preaching Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary Afterword by Jo Perry-Sumwalt John Sumwalt is pastor of Wesley United Methodist Church in Kenosha, Wisconsin. He is a member of the T .A.L.E.S. storytelling guild and his stories appear quarterly in "Seasons: The Inter-Faith Family Journal." This book is part of a three-year lectionary stories series.
Lectionary Stories
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: John Sumwalt
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher: CSS Publishing
All these stories will touch the heart; some will evoke laughter and tears. Here is a collection of forty stories, each simple and to the point. They are based on lectionary cycle A. The stories examine basic theological and moral questions. Very often the story offers a surprise, an ironic twist or reversal as in the parables of Jesus. The collection will assist the lectionary preacher. Although created for adults, the stories appeal to children and youth. "John Sumwalt's stories are a treat -- the gospel comes alive in common life and in regular people and suddenly we are enchanted by grace. I am putting it on my shelf right up next to Martin Bell and Walter Wangerin." Donald F. Chatfield Professor of Preaching Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary Afterword by Jo Perry-Sumwalt John Sumwalt is pastor of Wesley United Methodist Church in Kenosha, Wisconsin. He is a member of the T .A.L.E.S. storytelling guild and his stories appear quarterly in "Seasons: The Inter-Faith Family Journal." This book is part of a three-year lectionary stories series.
Lectionary Stories
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: John Sumwalt
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: CSS Publishing
Books about Lectionary Stories
56 Lectionary Stories for Preaching
Language: en
Pages: 126
Authors: C.S.S. Publishing Company, Richard A. Jensen, Dallas Brauninger
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: CSS Publishing
"Emilio Lopez received a surprise phone call from his bishop one day. "Would you be interested in a call to a white congregation in a neighborhood that is becoming Hispanic? I think you're just the kind of pastor they need in these days of transition."" -- from the Advent 1 story Here are 56 short stories for use in preaching. Each is a contemporary adaptation of a biblical theme. "56 Lectionary Stories for Preaching" offers one story for each Sunday in the church year plus stories for Christmas Eve/Day and Ash Wednesday. The collection is based upon the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle B. Authors represent clergy storytellers from five denominations from across the United States and Canada. Most of the stories are based on gospel texts. Some stem from first or second lesson scriptures. The collection offers a well-rounded selection of themes. Stories often offer surprise endings that catch listeners' attention. Stories in this collection strengthen believers' faith.
Lectionary Story Bible Year B
Language: en
Pages: 239
Authors: Ralph Milton
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Wood Lake Publishing Inc.
In this second volume of the Lectionary Story Bible series, author Ralph Milton once again brings his enormous talent as storyteller to the task of retelling biblical stories. Based on the bestselling Family Story Bible, the Lectionary Story Bible Year B includes many new and wonderfully engaging stories from both the Hebrew and New Testament scriptures. At least one, but usually two stories from the lections are included for each Sunday of the church year making Lectionary Story Bible Year B a complete lectionary resource for Christian educators, camp leaders, worship leaders, and families who want to share their faith at home. The book also includes a scripture index of the stories included in the collection, for non-lectionary settings and uses. Adept at handling even difficult material, Ralph Milton writes stories that are positive and life-affirming, use inclusive language, and portray a God of love to children and adults alike. Margaret Kyle has created many new illustrations brimming with the energy, curiosity, and joy that so characterizes her work. Lectionary Story Bible Year B is the second in a three-volume series that will cover all three years of the Revised Common Lectionary. The complete set will be the largest collection
Lectionary Story Bible Year A
Language: en
Pages: 253
Authors: Ralph Milton
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Wood Lake Publishing Inc.
Once again, author Ralph Milton brings his enormous talent as storyteller to the task of retelling biblical stories. Based on the bestselling Family Story Bible, the Lectionary Story Bible includes many new and wonderfully engaging stories from both the Hebrew and New Testament scriptures. At least one, but usually two stories from the lections are included for each Sunday of the church year making Lectionarys Story Bible a complete lectionary resource for Christian educators, camp leaders, worship leaders, and families who want to share their faith at home. The book also includes a scripture index of the stories included in the collection, for non-lectionary settings and uses. Adept at handling even difficult material, Ralph Milton writes stories that are positive and life-affirming, use inclusive language, and portray a God of love to children and adults alike. Margaret Kyle has created many new illustrations brimming with the energy, curiosity, and joy that so characterizes her work. Lectionary Story Bible Year A is the first in a series that will cover all three years of the lectionary. The complete set will be an indispensable resource for anyone who wants to share faith stories with children and make the Bible relevant to young
Lectionary Tales for the Pulpit
Language: en
Pages: 88
Authors: John R. Steward
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-01-01 - Publisher: CSS Publishing
Fifty-three gripping stories amplify and illustrate each Sunday's lectionary scriptural texts. Use this collection to hold listeners' attention and help them understand the biblical text or for inspirational reading.
Lectionary Tales for the Pulpit
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Timothy J. Smith
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: CSS Publishing
Everyone remembers and enjoys a good story -- and heartfelt stories touch us in ways nothing else can. Jesus used stories or parables to allow his listeners to look at themselves and examine their motivations.This collection of stories illustrates biblical truths from the Revised Common Lectionary. It uses this powerful medium to communicate timeless truths.
Lectionary Tales for the Pulpit
Language: en
Pages: 159
Authors: Gregory L. Tolle
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: CSS Publishing
Jesus considered stories to be an essential teaching tool -- his preaching was filled with stories, and he used parables because he knew that people could relate to them. So if you're looking for a well-told, imaginative, and inspirational story that will take you right to the heart of the scriptures, the newest edition of CSS' popular "Lectionary Tales for the Pulpit" series is just the resource you need. Gregory Tolle draws on his gift of storytelling to illustrate Cycle A lectionary texts with thought-provoking, modern parables. This book is not only great for memorable preaching illustrations and "sermon starters" -- it's also a wonderful source for uplifting devotional reading. "Greg Tolle offers contemporary and insightful illustrations -- as fresh as the morning's newspaper -- to bring the biblical message to life. Used to supplement lectionary sermons or to spark spiritual and homiletic creativity, Lectionary Tales for the Pulpit will enhance every minister's library. I highly recommend this book to anyone who endeavors to preach relevant sermons that people will remember for a long time to come." William G. Grice III Pastor, First Congregational Church (UCC) Des Plaines, Illinois "These stories remind us that God's grace is always in our
Lectionary Tales for the Pulpit
Language: en
Pages: 190
Authors: Constance Berg
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: CSS Publishing
Everyone remembers and enjoys a good story -- and heartfelt stories touch us in ways nothing else can. Jesus used stories or parables to emphasize his points and lead his listeners to look at themselves and examine their motivations. This collection of stories illustrating biblical passages from Cycle B of the Revised Common Lectionary will touch your soul. Berg speaks to the person in the pew with accounts drawn from conversations with people, observations of everyday life, and a vast arena of literature.
Lectionary Tales for the Pulpit
Language: en
Pages: 185
Authors: David E. Leininger
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: CSS Publishing
The imaginative stories in this newest installment of CSS' popular Lectionary Tales for the Pulpit series provide inspiration for last-minute sermons. David Leininger goes right to the heart of the scriptures with a rich variety of captivating material illustrating Cycle A lectionary texts. His thought-provoking reflections point out the myriad ways in which God is at work in our daily lives.