Craft of Preaching

The Need for Nearness

The story of the Good Samaritan is rather remarkable. It has worked its way into our culture that even the unchurched will summon its principles so as to

The Dew of Compassion

Hospitality. Power. Now compassion. Chapter 6 of the Gospel of Mark manages to cover some rather significant features of what it means to be a follower


Will you forgive me if I invite a terribly simple theme for a sermon that focuses mainly on just one verse? Well, with your forgiveness or without it ?,

"Tell Me Your Name"

Dear Working Preacher,

Get ready. This week's reading from Genesis betrays one of the most popular lies of our culture. We've all been told it. Even more