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Wednesday Bible Study

08/04/2021 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

This Wednesday:

August 4: Join Dr. Howell for a conversation on The Beatitudes (Matthew 5:1-11) with Professor Rebekah Eklund. Watch live on Facebook live or Livestream.

In case you missed it:

June 23: Join Dr. Howell as as he gives us his bird’s eye view of the Psalms as a whole, dipping in here and there to see some of his favorite moments. Watch live on here.

June 16: Join Dr. Howell as he speaks about women and Psalms and converses with Amy Jo Alspaugh, Lauren Smith, Leslie Lowery, and Mary Helen Higgs. Watch here.

June 9: Join Dr. Howell as he continues our series on the Psalms. He will be in conversation with Psalms scholar and Catholic nun Dianne Bergant. Watch here.

June 2: Join Dr. Howell as he converses with former MPUMC pastors Rev. Shane Page and Rev. Jill Auman on particular Psalms that speak to them and to us. Watch here.

May 26: Join Dr. Howell as he converses with Dr. Uiyeon Kim, Rev. Taylor Pryde Barefoot, Rev. Nathan Arledge, and Rev. Nancy Watson on particular Psalms that speak to them and to us. Watch here.

May 19: Join Dr. Howell as he visits Temple Israel to learn from Rabbi Michael Wolk and Cantor Shira Lissek on the Psalms in Jewish worship, singing, and prayer. Watch here.

May 12: Join Dr. Howell as he continues our series on the Psalms. Watch here.

May 5: Join Dr. Howell as he talks about the Psalms with Bishop Tom Stockton, his father-in-law and our former senior pastor, and Rev. Sarah Howell-Miller, his daughter and current senior pastor of Green Street UMC in Winston-Salem. He’ll also share thoughts on the Psalms from Dr. Charles H. Stevens, Sarah’s great-grandfather who was pastor at Salem Baptist Church in Winston-Salem. Watch here.

April 28: Join Dr. Howell as he talks with Pastor of Congregational Care Bill Roth, Music Ministry’s Brian Childers, Children’s Ministries’ Betsy Scott, and Youth Ministries’ Sarah Simmons about the Psalms that speak to them. Watch it here.

April 21: Dr. Howell welcomed former Duke classmate and Davidson basketball player Clint McCann, a professor at Eden Seminary who is regarded as American’s top Psalms scholar. Dr. McCann, who was ordained Presbyterian, shared with us Why Psalms Matter, taking a particularly close look at the unusual, but hugely important, Psalm 82. Watch here.

April 14:  Join Dr. Howell as he introduces a new series on the Psalms. Watch here.

April 7: Yom Hashoah, which falls on April 7 this year, is a day set aside for Jews to remember the Holocaust.  Rabbi Michael Wolk joined Dr. Howell to talk about the Holocaust and why its remembrance matters. Watch here.

March 31: Dr. Howell walked us through Holy Week. Watch here.

March 24: Lament: Hopeful (or Hope-filled) Prayer in the Meantime: Rev. Nancy Watson led us in a conversation on lament. She was joined by Rev. Jackie Slaughter, a United Methodist elder from the Alabama-West Florida Conference. Watch here..

March 17: Dr. Howell was joined in conversation by Dr. Anathea Portier-Young of Duke University on the topic “For Such a Time as This,” focusing on Old Testament characters Esther and Daniel. Watch it here.

March 10: This week was a special edition on Favorite Devotional Books, featuring several of our wisest lay people and some of our former clergy: Ron Robinson, Barbara Barden, Melanie Dobson, George Ragsdale, and Joe Hamby. Watch here.

March 3: Dr. Howell and our Youth and Discipleship staff discussed what we’re learning and why reading Mark matters. Watch here.

February 24: Dr. Howell discussed Mark: the Big Picture with special guest theologian Wendy Farley. Watch here.

February 10: Dr. Howell was joined by Katharine Sherrill in a conversation on Jesus and Anxiety. Watch here.

February 3: We were pleased to welcome back Amy-Jill Levine. She joined Dr. Howell for a conversation on Jesus’ Short Stories.  Watch here.

January 27: Dr. Howell led us in a conversation on Jesus and Mary Magdalene with Juan Solana. Learn more about our guest here. Watch here.

January 13: Dr. Howell walked us through the early moments in Mark’s story of Jesus, and then was joined by special guests Hillel Kessler, James’s guide for his groups in the Holy Land, and Dr. Lisa Deam, an expert in medieval maps, to find Jesus on the map of Israel, our lives, and where we’re going. Watch here.

January 6:  Dr. Howell hosted a discussion with theologian and New Testament Scholar Kavin Rowe on the existence of Christianity, and how in and of itself, is surprising. Watch here.

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Wednesday Bible Study

This Wednesday: August 4: Join Dr. Howell for a conversation on The Beatitudes (Matthew 5:1-11) with Professor Rebekah Eklund. Watch live on Facebook live or...

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