Craft of Preaching

Taking Refuge in the Goodness of God

The term “refuge” rings uniquely true in today’s world. Under orders to “shelter in place,” many of us are reconfiguring our

Saying Goodbye

When you have to say goodbye, what do you say? It depends on the situation, of course; if you are the one leaving or the one left behind; if this is forever

Sheer Promise

Dear Working Preacher,

What’s the difference between a promise and a threat?

It’s a simple question, of course, but one with far-reaching

The Hardest Question

Dear Working Preacher,

If you could only ask God one question, what would it be? Perhaps more importantly, if the people in your congregation could only