7/30/2017 8:00 PM
While Karoline Lewis continues her short vacation from writing this column, I’m filling in for two more weeks.
A lesson difficult for many preachers …
7/23/2017 8:15 PM
While Karoline Lewis takes a short vacation from writing this column, I’m filling in for three more weeks.
A long time ago, back when Kevin Costner …
7/16/2017 7:55 PM
While Karoline Lewis takes a short vacation from writing this column, I’m filling in for four weeks.
When I explore Matthew’s Gospel with …
4/6/2017 6:05 AM
Easter is coming, which means the Acts of the Apostles is about to claim its annual place in the Revised Common Lectionary. Acts provides passages for the …
3/14/2017 10:00 AM
If the cantankerous political climate in the United States has any kind of a silver lining, it’s that many preachers are coming to a greater realization …
1/11/2016 3:37 PM
“We declare to you what was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we have looked at and touched with our hands, …
9/21/2013 6:10 AM
Matt Skinner talks about his process of taking a text and turning it into a sermon, as well as all of the rethinking and pruning that happens along the …
3/10/2013 12:00 AM
Matt Skinner talks about moving from text to sermon.
2/26/2012 12:00 AM
Matt Skinner on the challenges of preaching familiar text and some strategies for preaching them anew.
7/4/2010 12:00 AM
Matt Skinner talks about the challenges and opportunities in preaching childrens' sermons.
5/23/2010 12:00 AM
Matt talks about how we structure our sermons and provides some advice for thinking creatively and varying our sermon structures.
3/28/2010 12:00 AM
Matt Skinner offers a few suggestions on how to work the gospel text for Easter Sunday.
1/27/2010 12:00 AM
I appreciate the literary critic James Wood's recent op-ed piece (The New York Times, 24 January 2010), in which he reflects on the theological claims …
1/5/2010 12:00 AM
As I survey the Gospel texts assigned for Lent during Year C, I see them raising questions about life and what it means to live and flourish in the space …
12/1/2009 12:00 AM
Last Sunday, listening to the children's choir, I heard them sing this line:
We light the Advent candles against the winter night.
Not "in the winter night" …