Ruth: The New Order, a sermon on Ruth 3&4

Our Ruth trilogy comes to an end this week as we look at the last two chapters of this fantastic and, as it turns out, fantastically relevant story. I feel like there is still so much to be said about the book of Ruth. Which, I suppose, is part of what makes it so great -- …

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Ruth the Rom Com? a sermon on Ruth 2

Genre matters. We know this. Almost instinctively, we know this. Genre helps determine what we expect from a story and how we understand that story. We read and react much differently to, say, an issue of National Geographic than we do to an issue of a superhero comic. Sometimes it only takes a few words …

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‘The Power of Story’: a sermon on Ruth 1

Some day I will post something other than a sermon here. Really I will. I have a whole host of drafts and otherwise unfinished ideas. You'll see them...as soon as I access my inner Rocky Supinger. This past Sunday we kicked off a new sermon series on the book of Ruth -- by necessity, much …

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