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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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Be Like a Tree

My children are in the habit of asking, when they hear about a person in the news [...]

Good fences, Houston Heights, Texas
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Rethinking Love

This week’s texts are all about love. But preaching about love can be extremely challenging in an [...]

Sprocket the German Shepherd
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Shepherding

Most of what I know about shepherding I learned from Sprocket. He was a German Shepherd Dog [...]

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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.