Craft of Preaching

Preaching + Poverty

The men’s Bible study and breakfast crew were all over 70 years old. One morning we went around the circle and shared our “poor foods,”

The Widow's Might

Before you hold up the widow in Mark 12:41-44 as the ultimate example of generosity during this stewardship season. Before you suggest that her donation

Whole Life Living

“Her whole life.” That’s what she gave, friends. The Greek is certain. Clear. Little room for wiggle room. Not a portion. Not a tithe.

Rethinking Stewardship

Dear Working Preacher,

I’m going to level with you: I’m not sure what to do with this week’s reading from Mark. I wish I had better news,