Craft of Preaching

In the Wilderness

“In the wilderness” -- a potentially overlooked setting for the prophetic tidings of our dear friend John the Baptist. We are usually eager

Same Old Jesus

We often give Jesus’ disciples grief for being clueless sidekicks who never seem to get what Jesus is saying. But there was one instance in which

Bold Preaching

When you read about the battles between Amos and the court prophets, with whom do you identify?

The answer would seem obvious. Amos was God’s prophet,

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."

A Truth-Telling Advent

John the Baptist. He’s the Gospel focus for the second and third Sundays of Advent. In Mark, he’s clearly Elijah (2 Kings 1:8). In John, he

A Very Rare Flower

“As we continue to watch the regrowth, nature’s ability to recover after a fire is truly amazing and worth emulating. I challenge you to go