Craft of Preaching

Who and What is Your King?

Concentrating on the crucifixion for Christ the King Sunday is a confluence of some rather puzzling and disturbing truths -- especially in the wake of the

Kings of Relationship

"My kingdom is not from this world,” says Jesus. No kidding. That seems pretty obvious. Yet at the same time, this has to be one of the most obscure

Throne Mentality

Here we are. The last Sunday of the church year, Christ the King/Reign of Christ Sunday. The year has gone by fast, hasn’t it?

As I sat down to write

The King of Second Chances

Dear Working Preacher,

Do you ever wish you could have a second chance?

A second chance to say something different … or maybe not say something.

A King's Gift

Dear Working Preacher,

I can’t remember the last time Christ the King Sunday fell after Thanksgiving. I’m sure it’s happened, but I don’t

Sheep and Goats and Judgment, Oh My

Dear Working Preacher,

Do you ever read a passage and just want to say, "Yikes!" Truth be told, I think that's how a lot of us feel when we read the dreaded

Christ the King

Dear Working Preacher,

We've come upon one of those Sunday's that can seem nearly impossible to preach in the North American context: Christ the King Sunday,