Craft of Preaching

Valuing What God Makes

Everyone knows, practically every day, the cost of a gallon of gasoline at the local pump. What we may not recognize so constantly are its hidden costs,

Defending What We Love

Last week at the public library in Evansville, Indiana, more than 125 people gathered for a program about building backyard bird habitats, complete with

Now It’s Up to Us

The future of environmental well-being seemed hopeful last year to many in faith communities, with the publication of Pope Francis’s encyclical Laudato

Deity and Diet

Emphasis on food in many of this month’s readings underscores its centrality for human life both physical and spiritual. From Joel’s locust

Stories and Norm

For the first million years of human existence climate change was no threat, not because our ancestors knew more than we do now, but because, unaware of

Take the Challenge!

I recently heard a preacher commenting on...

“...the way we sometimes loathe ourselves and behave self-destructively. The way we hurt and wound one

Caring for Creation until End Times

When can we get to the future? Are we there yet?

Few readers of Working Preacher advocate a “quick and easy” rapture for Christians, followed