Tom Plum

About Tom Plum

Tom Plum is a Green Country (northeastern Oklahoma) writer and an ordained minister. Rev. Plum received his M.Div. from Oklahoma City’s Oklahoma Christian University.

The Art of Homily and the Conservative Critique

By |2019-01-07T15:16:43-05:00April 1st, 2017|Categories: Christianity, Gospel Reflection, Theology|

While ushering their congregations through a period of personal reflection and preparation, clergy have in the occasion of the sermon the opportunity to aid in the rediscovery of the church’s language, both as God’s medium of judgment and as his enduring, self-revelatory vehicle to the world… For clergy preparing for their flocks a meaning-rich [...]

Faith & Football: What Sunday Morning Can Learn from Sunday Afternoon

By |2015-09-10T23:52:14-05:00September 10th, 2015|Categories: Christianity, Faith, Football, Sports|

The Game Like any sports culture, American football arrives at its season with its own mythos. The difference is, here in the States, no other sporting event captures and communicates so well the id of the American psyche: good guys vs. bad guys, victory or defeat, and violence, violence, violence. But I am more [...]