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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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Advent Preparation

Too often John the Baptist is treated like a problem to solve. Preachers feel pressure to apologize [...]

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Advent Attentiveness

I don’t know who first thought of it, but it’s a stroke of genius and spiritual insight [...]

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A Holy Kingdom

Last Thursday I returned from leading a trip, the Women In Jesus’s Life, to Israel/Palestine—the Holy Land. [...]

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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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Working Preacher Books Podcast

Karoline, Rolf, and Bandit the Podcat chat with authors about proclaiming an authentic Word in challenging times.

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.