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The Craft of Preaching blog contains the latest posts from preachers and teachers. Find insights and resources to make you a better preacher.

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Dear Working Preacher
Side-Hustles and Sabbath

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Theology and Interpretation
Spring Redemption

As I write in February, awaiting spring, Easter, and Earth Day (April 22), outside it is 18 [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
A Costly Lesson

Dear Working Preacher, First, as always, let me extend to you a word of thanks for what [...]

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Working Preacher publishes weekly podcasts in English for preaching the Revised Common Lectionary (“Sermon Brainwave”) and Narrative Lectionary (“I Love to Tell the Story”).

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Sermon Brainwave Podcast

An engaging weekly conversation on the Revised Common Lectionary readings for the coming Sunday.

Narrative Lectionary Podcast

An informative weekly conversation on the Narrative Lectionary readings for the coming Sunday.