Craft of Preaching

“They’ll Know We Are Christians By...”

Three cover stories in the March 2008 issue of The Atlantic www.theatlantic.com address religion and its cultural impact.

By far the best (and most troubling)

Anti-Judaism in Christian Teaching and Preaching

Statements that misrepresent Judaism (ancient and modern) or diminish the Jewish people appear with alarming frequency in Christian sermons.

Some of the

The Preacher as Student

The Old Testament scholar Walter Brueggemann describes the objective of his teaching and scholarship about as well as one could hope for in so few words:

One Text at a Time, Please

Getting the Most out of the Lectionary Commentary

Writing sermons is mostly solitary work, but engaging scripture, which is at the heart of preaching, is work that belongs to the entire community of faith.