Craft of Preaching

Illumination, Revelation, Transformation

Since Lent does not begin until March 2019, the season of Epiphany that begins on January 6 is one of the longest possible in the liturgical year, stretching

Preaching Moment 340: Eunjoo Mary Kim Preaching on Nature

Eunjoo Mary Kim offers her perspective on nature and suggests that Western notions about the concept of nature and the individual's role within it should

Abundance and Need

No sooner does one election cycle end these days than another begins. Into the midst of this year’s numerous campaign announcements drop the semi-continuous

God is Great, God is Good

During September, leading up to the Feast Day of St. Francis, a growing number of congregations adopt the alternate lectionary Season of Creation. This

God in the Wild

A Look Ahead

During September, leading up to the Feast Day of St. Francis, a growing number of congregations adopt the alternate lectionary Season of Creation

Vegetative Parables

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A Walk on the Wildflower Side

Last weekend I drove with some friends to the Red River Gorge of eastern Kentucky for a wildflower walk organized by Father John Rausch, a Glenmary priest

Courage to Follow, Courage to Lead

Few people thrive on conflict. Yet leadership can bring us face to face with it in unexpected moments. What motivates normal people to overcome fear when

The Year of Matthew or When Small Birds Return

Without small birds, the world would be very quiet. In fact, it would hardly make a sound. In January the northern hemisphere is locked in silence, and

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

Why Church?

I’m a good person. I worship God in my own way. I don’t need people telling me how I should think or what I should believe. Who needs all the

Great Plains, Great Change

Amtrak attracts folks who enjoy the journey as much as the destination. The Empire Builder runs a century-old course from Chicago, through Wisconsin, Minnesota,

God in the Storm: Season of Creation Week 3

Editor's Note: Each week in August WorkingPreacher.org will publish commentaries that correspond with the readings for Season of Creation 2013: Series C

Born Wild: Season of Creation Week 2

Editor's Note: Each week in August WorkingPreacher.org will publish commentaries that correspond with the readings for Season of Creation 2013: Series C