Craft of Preaching

Liberating Glory

The Transfiguration is always a tricky story, isn’t it? Were it not for the fact that it’s the designated text bridging the seasons of Epiphany

Change Matters

Dear Working Preachers, I feel like I need to begin with some rather unsolicited advice: do not preach some sort of sermon on the how the Transfiguration

Why We Need the Transfiguration

The last week of January, Luther Seminary hosted its annual Midwinter Convocation -- a popular event for many, but especially alums. For the first

God's Covenant with All Creatures

Sometimes a comfortably well-trodden path becomes a rut. When our interpretive wheels become stuck in it, we may misread important passages.

God’s

"Do Not Be Afraid"

Dear Working Preacher,

“Do not be afraid.”

It’s easy to overlook the presence of these four words near the tail end of Jesus’

The Transfiguration of Peter

Dear Working Preacher,

Do you remember when you first felt called by God? That moment when you had an irresistible tug toward ministry? Over the years