Craft of Preaching

Betweenness

“These are written so that you may come to believe/continue to believe...” What does your translation say? And which translation would you choose?

Resurrection is Relationship

“But these are written so that you may believe…”

While many Bibles will title John 20:30-31 as “The Purpose of John’s Gospel,”

The Courage to Ask

Dear Working Preachers,

I am preaching on this text in Luther Seminary’s chapel on April 15, 2015, so I thought that for my column this week I would

The Power of a Good Question

Dear Working Preacher,

I tend to think that our best sermons arise from our questions. Do you know what I mean? It’s often the really challenging

Faithful Doubt

Dear Working Preacher,

Try to forget, for a moment, everything you thought you knew about Thomas. Notice that I didn't say "Doubting Thomas," as this nickname