More Easter Bits and Pieces from John 20

Colleagues, We’re not quite two weeks into the 2018 Easter season, and again I’m noticing a phenomenon that impresses me more and more as I speed toward retirement in a few years. There is no such thing as milking an Easter text dry. No matter how often a preacher picks it up to shake and squeeze for something …

Anticipating Easter. A Rerun.

Colleagues, I get together every three weeks or so with a group of pastors, some active, some retired, to explore the texts for forthcoming Sundays. We’re due to meet next Monday to get a jump on Easter. I volunteered to tackle the Easter Festival texts. Earlier today I rummaged through my files and unearthed some work I did …

The Word Became This Flesh

Colleagues, This is John 1 season. We sampled it on the Third Sunday of Advent (1:6-8, 29-28). The main course followed on Christmas Day (1:1-14). Where I do most of my work, a pesky saint has finally prevailed on me to tackle the Gospel of John in the Sunday morning Adult Education class. I consented with fear and …

Bibliography of Robert W. Bertram

by Michael Hoy Most of the works by Robert W. Bertram listed below are available on-line and may be found at the following url address: http://www.crossings.org/archive/bob. Those resources are listed alphabetically. The bibliography below is the most complete to date and includes all the resources published in a prior bibliographies also noted in this listing. Books Authored A …