The story of Elijah and Elisha illustrates the way in which holy friendship addresses the basic human need to draw close to God, says a Duke Divinity School professor in this sermon.
King David suffered when he ignored the tradition that guided how to care for the ark of the covenant. We too suffer when we forget our indebtedness to the past and our obligation to the future.
Today’s pastors are living in a seam of history -- in an uncertain, post-everything world. Yet these are amazing times to be in ministry, says the president of Asbury Theological Seminary.
Jason Byassee welcomes a new class of pastors to the ministry with lessons about institutions, friendships and surprise from Samuel, Eli and Mary at the tomb.