Craft of Preaching

Preaching + Forgiveness

During my years of active ministry in the parish, I had many opportunities to preach on Matthew 18, the Gospel for last week (Matthew 18:15-20) and for

Forgiveness 101

“How often should I forgive, Jesus?” Of course, Jesus’ response to Peter’s question doesn’t really provide an answer but rather

Preaching the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation (in 8 Parts)

Listen to the accompanying podcast for this sermon series. The podcast covers each of the eight sessions.

In perhaps his most famous sermon, Martin Luther

A Generous Forgiveness

Dear Working Preachers,

Forgiveness.

It truly has to be one of the most difficult of human acts, not only to give but also to receive. For Jesus to tell

The King of Second Chances

Dear Working Preacher,

Do you ever wish you could have a second chance?

A second chance to say something different … or maybe not say something.

Forgiveness & Gratitude

Dear Working Preacher,

 

I’ll just come out and say it: this is one of my absolute favorite stories in Luke’s Gospel – heck, in

Christ the King

Dear Working Preacher,

We've come upon one of those Sunday's that can seem nearly impossible to preach in the North American context: Christ the King Sunday,