Craft of Preaching

Preaching Moment 343: Otis Moss III on the Preacher's Notebook

Using an imagination notebook when studying the scriptures can be an effective tool in preaching, especially because the preacher will be able to interpret

A True Pentecost

Pentecost Sunday. A rather troubling misnomer, after all. Because even though we know in theory that the Spirit was never meant to be contained to one Sunday

Preaching Acts in Easter (Year A)

Easter is coming, which means the Acts of the Apostles is about to claim its annual place in the Revised Common Lectionary. Acts provides passages for the

Preaching Moment 312: Luke Powery on What Holds Us Back

Luke Powery argues that a limited imagination of who God is and what God can do limits the ministry of the church and its vision for the future.

"If we

Preaching Moment 296: Luke Powery on Holy Imagination

Luke Powery advocates for the necessity of imagination for living into God's future for us.

"Without an imagination, we probably couldn't have any hope."

Imagine That!

Dear Working Preacher,

Sometimes I think we preachers confuse information and imagination. Many of us tend in our sermons to give people significant and