Craft of Preaching

Tending Lent

Two homiletical traps (pun intended) lie in wait when it comes to the story of Jesus’ temptation.

The first preaching slip-up is to view Jesus’

Choice Temptations

It is tempting to make Jesus’ temptation something that it is not. And, it is tempting to make Jesus’ temptation in the wilderness the only

Identity Theft

Dear Working Preacher,

When my kids were fairly young, they’d almost always figure out who the people in their lives were via relational categories.

Into Temptation

Dear Working Preacher,

In recent weeks we've been working together on helping our people take the biblical stories with them as they leave church, offering