Reading Notes: Homiletics by Karl Barth

Reading Notes: Homiletics by Karl Barth
I’ve just finished Homiletics, a book that is comprised of student notes taken on Karl Barth’s lectures on preaching at Bonn in 1932-33. Barth is famously quoted as saying – somewhat apocryphally – “a pastor should preach with a Bible in one hand and a newspaper in the other.” If Barth did say that, he had moderated that ...

A Sense of Urgency. A Sermon on Luke 10:1-24

A Sense of Urgency. A Sermon on Luke 10:1-24
  Jesus Sends Out the Seventy After this the Lord appointed seventy others and sent them two by two ahead of him to every town and place where he was about to go. 2 He told them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.3 Go! I ...