Craft of Preaching

Be Careful What You Wish For

“Be careful what you wish for.” We are all too familiar with this phrase and have a pretty good idea of what it means -- you may very well get

Resurrection Witnesses

“You are witnesses of these things” (Luke 24:48; Acts 3:15).

We certainly are. Thanks for the reminder, Jesus.

Because we need reminders of

Exorcisms for Our Day

What you do reveals who you are.

The last few weeks have certainly reminded us of this truth. The many manifestations of the meaning and ministry of Dr.

Advent on the Mind

I am writing this column from San Diego where I am attending the annual meetings of the Academy of Homiletics, the Society of Biblical Literature, and the

How to Wait

“Make haste to help me, Lord! Hasten to me, O God! Lord, do not delay!” The words of the Psalmist, in conversation with the Gospel and epistle

New Life: It's Not Just a Slogan

The news was devastating.

A young man who appeared to have a lot going for him, who appeared to have a bright future, got himself into such trouble that