Craft of Preaching

Preaching While White

Living in Atlanta, Georgia, has challenged this Midwesterner in many ways. Pollen, for one! Even more, experiencing diverse racial interactions has been

Preaching + Poverty

The men’s Bible study and breakfast crew were all over 70 years old. One morning we went around the circle and shared our “poor foods,”

Preaching + Food

My preaching turned to food around eight years ago when I grew tired of visiting members of my church in the hospital for diet-related illnesses. I wanted

God’s Open Hand

Several weeks of Gospel texts this summer read John 6, beginning with the story of Jesus’ feeding the multitudes with five barley loaves and two fish.

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