LIFE IS A JOURNEY

LIFE IS A JOURNEY

LIFE IS A JOURNEY

The following is an excerpt from my 2009 dissertation Preaching The Story Behind the Image: A Narrative Approach to Metaphor for Preaching. The LIFE IS A JOURNEY metaphor is prevalent both in our culture and in the Biblical text. The cognitive linguistic approach characterized by the work of Georg Lakoff, Mark Johnson, and Mark Turner […]

He Will Make Straight Your Paths

He Will Make Straight Your Paths

The following is a manuscript of a wedding sermon. I never really looked at it once the service got going, and there are a few things in the manuscript that are much rougher than I would like. But this sermon does connect the lives and history of the hearers with the biblical text and intentionally […]