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Résumé for Michael Wayne Arnold

Interests I am passionate about the intersections between technology and ministry. With over a decade’s experience in software development, product management, and technical leadership I am excited about opportunities that allow me to use my gifts for the service of Christ’ Holy Church. I seek to serve God by working in faith-based organizations that leverage my whole person and my complete experience — business, technical, and theological. Please contact me if you would like to discuss further. Read more...

Posted: Fri, Jul 20, 2018, Words: ~1900, Reading Time: 9 min

Mark 6:30-52 and the Unanswered Question; Who is this?

On October 8, I was invited to preach at McKendree Village where I did my field education last year. It was a blessing to be back with so many friends and to see the healing God had brought to many of the people I had visited in the rehabilitation center. Since I’m taking A.J. Levine’s course on Mark this semester, I decided to preach on the miracles of the feeding of the 5000 and Jesus walking on water in Mark 6:30-52. Read more...

Posted: Wed, Oct 11, 2017, Words: ~200, Reading Time: 1 min

Setting & Meaning of Luke 4:21-30

This chapter starts with a newly baptized Jesus being lead by the Holy Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil for forty days. After being tempted by the devil and successfully overcoming him, Jesus returns to his ministry in Galilee teaching and healing as he goes. After an undisclosed amount of time, Jesus finds himself in his home village of Nazareth where he takes his customary place in the synagogue on the sabbath to read from Hebrew scripture. Read more...

Posted: Tue, Jan 26, 2016, Words: ~600, Reading Time: 3 min

Sanctification, The Outcome of Our Faith

Good morning holy, healthy, and happy people of God! If you are visiting today, I welcome you and apologize at the same time. Please do not judge McKendree by today’s sermon. I am but the humble seminary student here. Pastor Stephen will be back preaching as normal next week and I strongly encourage you to come back then. Today marks the third time I’ve preached from this pulpit. People told me this would get easier over time, and I must say the writing part does get easier with each attempt. Read more...

Posted: Sun, Apr 27, 2014, Words: ~2500, Reading Time: 12 min