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Sermon Illustration Tuesday (11.27)

Sermon Illustration Tuesday (11.27)

Theophane, a Cistercian monk residing at St. Benedict’s Monastery in Snowmass, Colorado, tells a striking story that beautifully illustrates such letting go: I saw a monk working alone in the vegetable garden. I squatted down beside him and said, “Brother, what is...
Sermon Illustration Tuesday (11.6.18)

Sermon Illustration Tuesday (11.6.18)

In the novel, Horse Heaven by Jane Smiley, Buddy Crawford, a horse trainer, has a “born again experience but things don’t go according to plan. This is his prayer: “One night, when he was praying his usual prayer, he suddenly got up from his knees and sat down on the...