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Preachers’ Retreat

Working Preachers at Ghost Ranch is a preachers’ retreat with Sermon Brainwave co-hosts Karoline Lewis, Joy J. Moore, and Matt Skinner.

Hosted by Ghost Ranch in New Mexico July 29-August 2, 2024, this conference is for preachers who want to learn, workshop, discuss, renew, and worship together.

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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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Videos
Lent 1B: Don’t Miss the Beauty

Often miss the beauty in the day-to-day? Joy J. Moore [...]

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Videos
Transfiguration B: Listen!

A preacher steps into a telephone booth. What’s the connection to Transfiguration? Matt Skinner invites [...]

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Theology and Interpretation
When Black History Preaches

Why Black history? And why in church? This year, as part of my seminary’s new [...]

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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.