Craft of Preaching

Every Moment Counts

When I started thinking about the DWP column for this week, my first response was, Sorry, Jesus. You are wrong. Sometimes we have to bury our dead and you

And the Gospel Is? Hospitality

Have you ever noticed that a lot of our conversations around hospitality are rather one sided? That is, we tend to talk about our hospitable nature, our

Out of Control

Dear Working Preacher,


As some of you may know, a whole lot of folks in the Twin Cities lost power over the weekend when a series of storms blasted

The Road to Jerusalem Starts Here

Dear Working Preacher,

Let's be honest with each other: something isn't working. Something in our preaching, or our leadership, or more generally in the