Craft of Preaching

Now Is the Time

Be careful with this one, Dear Working Preachers. The story of Mary and Martha in Luke’s Gospel has been subject to feats of hermeneutical acrobatics

Mary, Martha, and the Search for a More Useful Faith

Dear Working Preacher,

 

I think the word “useful” has gotten a bad rap. At least in the church. I’m not sure what it is, but I

Mary, Martha, and My Dad

Dear Working Preacher,

As you well know, there are few passages that have caused more consternation among Christians than this one. It almost feels like