Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Focus. Relinquish. Love

Susan R. Garrett
Professor of New Testament

September 12, 2008
Proverbs 8:22-36
Philippians 2:5-11

Paul’s letter reminds us to put aside discord and work together to focus on the mission of the church. Read the sermon in PDF. (We are sorry to not have the audio version available for this sermon. There was an equipment malfunction that prevented the recording.)

Friday, September 12, 2008

Holiness, Neighbors, and Strangers

David Hester
Dean of the Seminary, Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Harrison Ray Anderson Professor of Ministry
September 5, 2008
Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18
Luke 10: 25-37

The “welcoming” community at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary is challenged to live fully into that welcome that all may feel loved, honored, and respected as we being the academic year together. Listen to the sermon. Read the sermon in .pdf.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Total Praise: A Vision for Holistic and Interconnected Christian Lives

Debra J. Mumford,
Frank H. Caldwell Assistant Professor of Homiletics

Fall Convocation
September 4, 2008
Romans 12:1-8

The twelfth chapter of Paul’s letter to the Romans puts us on the path to living lives of total praise by challenging us to think communally. Paul and other first century followers of Christ would be extremely curious about our twenty-first century individualistic culture wherein we espouse rugged individualism and a pull-ourselves-up-by the-bootstraps mentality. Listen to the sermon. Read the sermon in .pdf.