The following is a sermon preached in ACU Graduate Chapel on January 24, 2018. Sermon Texts: Deut 18:15-20 and Mark 1:21-28 — Well, here we are in Epiphany. For those of you who aren’t familiar with Epiphany it’s the few weeks between Christmas and Lent, and it’s often overlooked by churches as “ordinary time.”…Read More
Dr. Melinda (Mindi) Thompson serves as Assistant Professor of Old Testament and Director of Distance Education for the Graduate School of Theology at Abilene Christian University. She is an active member at Highland Church of Christ, serving on the adult education ministry team and teaching regularly. Mindi and her husband Terry moved to Abilene in 2011.
The following is a sermon preached in ACU Graduate Chapel on February 1, 2017. — Sermon Texts: Isaiah 58:1-12, Matthew 5:13-20 Wow—the lectionary isn’t pulling any punches this week, is it? Sometimes I wonder what the leaders who were involved with the Consultation on Common Texts were thinking when they paired certain texts…Read More
This post is part one of a three-part series on The Future of Faith: Technology and the Cross. This series grew out of a lunchtime panel discussion hosted in April 2015 by the Siburt Institute for Church Ministry. Facilitated by Carson Reed, the conversation focused on topics such as technology’s impact on community-building, making technology…Read More