Craft of Preaching

Dwell in Possibility

This week brings us a set of familiar, “classic” texts.

I suppose that for any congregation that uses the lectionary regularly, most weeks

When Tears are Wiped Away

Festival Sundays are always tricky. If you are a regular listener of Sermon Brainwave, you know that our usual take on these celebrations is to preach the

On Beatitudes and Blessing

Dear Working Preacher,

Two questions animated -- or maybe haunted -- my exegetical study this week. I’ll ask you to wrestle with each of them along

God Bless You

Dear Working Preacher,

There is a trap hidden in the Beatitudes that I know I have fallen into countless times, and perhaps you have, too. The trap is