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"Thoughts and Prayers": Leonard Sweet PreachTheStory - Lectionary Semiotics

Updated: Jan 25

Video from Leonard Sweet

"This week Dr. Sweet teaches about about "Thoughts and Prayers" from a Nazarene camp-meeting in Georgia. Our Lectionary Passages for the week of 10 July 2022: Amos 7:7-17 Psalm 82 Colossians 1:1-14 Luke 10:25-37" from video introduction

Leonard Sweet Biography

"Leonard Sweet is a scholar of USAmerican culture; a semiotician who “sees things the rest of us do not see, and dreams possibilities that are beyond most of our imagining;” and a preacher and best-selling author who communicates the gospel with a signature bridging of the worlds of faith, academe, and popular culture. Voted by his peers “One of the 50 Most Influential Christians in America” by ChurchReport Magazine, he was selected by the top non-English Christian website as one of the “Top 10 Influential Christians of 2010.” His popular podcast, “Napkin Scribbles,” is widely quoted, and his weekly lectionary vlog “LenTalk” is hosted on the YouTube Leonard Sweet channel. For nine years he wrote every week the Homiletics lectionary journal, and for eight years contributed a sermon weekly for Now, he currently hosts his own preaching website, In 2005 Len introduced the first open-source preaching resource on the Web, Len’s microblogs on twitter and facebook rank as some of the most influential religious sites in the world.

Founder and President of SpiritVenture Ministries (SVM), in 1995 Len launched Sweet’s SoulCafe and opened up “Sweet’s Body&SoulCafe and Mountain Store” in Thomas, West Virginia. Len is a popular and highly sought-after speaker throughout the world. In the past couple of years, he has spoken in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, England, Wales, South Africa, South Korea, Iceland, Scotland, and most recently, China, Indonesia, and Latvia, India and Russia.." from the website:


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