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President M. Craig Barnes

Speeches and Writings

Sermons & Addresses

Watch videos of President Barnes' sermons and addresses on YouTube. Audio recordings are available on SoundCloud and iTunes.


Statements

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Writings

Beginning to learn to be a pastor, The Christian Century – May 15, 2020
On the spirituality of quarantine
, The Christian Century – May 8, 2020
A glimpse of how heaven sees worship, The Christian Century – November 15, 2019
A wedding reception that felt like Cana, The Christian Century – August 14, 2019
Everyone in ministry gets their feelings hurt
, The Christian Century – June 14, 2019
My mother was my first theology teacher
, The Christian Century – March 29, 2019
Grateful even at the grave, The Christian Century – January 4, 2019
Church buildings aren't just buildings, The Christian Century – October 26, 2018
Funerals make me miss being a parish pastor
, The Christian Century – September 7, 2018
Having faith in God is better than being certain about God, The Christian Century – July 13, 2018
“You can be whatever you wish” and other myths, The Christian Century – May 7, 2018
Listening all the way into the pulpit, The Christian Century – March 16, 2018
People with Gravitas, The Christian Century – January 22, 2018
Gentleness Isn't Fragile, The Christian Century – November 30, 2017
Things Are Always Falling Apart: Is There a Center that Can Hold?, The Christian Century – October 5, 2017
What I Learned from our Seminary's Conflict about Hosting Tim Keller, The Christian Century – August 9, 2017
The Temporary Gift of Marriage, The Christian Century – June 14, 2017
The Night I Learned to Take Chances, The Christian Century – April 19, 2017
Glimpses of the Beloved Community, The Christian Century – February 24, 2017
Why I Worry about the Pastors of Politically Divided Churches, The Christian Century – December 20, 2016
What Waiting reveals about our True Selves, The Christian Century – November 4, 2016
Boomers have got a friend in James Taylor, The Christian Century – September 2, 2016
The Missing Theologians, The Christian Century – July 8, 2016
Other People's Faith in You, The Christian Century – May 18, 2016
Brides of Christ, The Christian Century – March 18, 2016
The Post-Anxiety Church, The Christian Century – January 29, 2016

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