The Heart of God | A Sermon from Hosea 11:1-11

The Heart of God | A Sermon from Hosea 11:1-11

This sermon explores, both visually and dramatically, the metaphor of God as a parent to a wayward child. The disobedience of God’s child, Israel, breaks God’s heart. Yet, in the end, God’s compassion for Israel wins out over any feelings of...
A Day Off Doodle of Star Wars Fan Art

A Day Off Doodle of Star Wars Fan Art

Had a chance to sit down on Monday (my day off) and spend three uninterrupted hours in the studio. This is what came from it. Painted in the Procreate App on my iPad Pro with the Apple Pencil using, primarily, the Gouache MaxPack...
A Cartoonist’s Guide to Isaiah 5 and 11 | The Vineyard

A Cartoonist’s Guide to Isaiah 5 and 11 | The Vineyard

A visual meditation on Isaiah 5:1-7 and Isaiah 11:1-5. Isaiah compares Judah to a vineyard. It was expected to produce the sweet wine of justice and righteousness, but only produces the wild grapes of bloodshed and caused an outcry of pain. The vintner lets is fall apart. One day, though, a shoot will grow from the stump of Jesse who will be a vine that leads with Justice and Righteousness.

How Do You Define Success? | A Sermon on 1 Samuel 16:1-13

How Do You Define Success? | A Sermon on 1 Samuel 16:1-13

How do you define success? The gods of our age lure us to wealth, achievement, and power. Are these the rhythms of the Kingdom of God to which Jesus invites us to walk? This sermon looks at the calling of David and reminds us the the Lord does not look on the outward appearance, like mortals do. The Lord looks on the heart.

Don’t Be Bored with Your Own Sermon | Interview with Rolf Jacobson

Don’t Be Bored with Your Own Sermon | Interview with Rolf Jacobson

Rolf Jacobson joins us on the Visual Preacher podcast. Rolf is a Lutheran pastor, a professor of Old Testament at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN, and a key player in WorkingPreacher.org. This interview takes you behind the scenes at Working Preacher, explores Martin Luther’s use of the artist Cranach in the Reformation, the use of body language in preaching, and lots of other goodies.

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