Testimony to a Dream: Waking Up the Witness

Anna Carter Florence Associate Professor of Preaching Columbia Theological Seminary November 2007 Last summer I witnessed a classic tale of victory and defeat at a Little League baseball game in Minnesota.  I was sitting with a ten-year-old friend, watching his older brother’s baseball game on a Friday night, and by the third inning, even I […]

“Holding On (But Not to Jesus)”

1999 Covenant Conference Evening Worship, November 5, 1999 Sermon “Holding On (But Not to Jesus)” John 20:11-18 Anna Carter Florence Instructor of Preaching Columbia Theological Seminary In choosing to preach an Easter text paired with an Advent text for this Friday evening in November, I think I am breaking every liturgical rule I know and […]