Working Preacher has been a trusted source of inspiration, interpretation and imagination for preachers across the globe. According to Google Analytics, in the past 12 months the site has hosted 5.1 million sessions from 2.5 million users in more than 200 countries and territories. We're glad that you found us!

Who We Are and What We're Up To

Working Preacher is a ministry brought to you by Luther Seminary. The Working Preacher team believes that God uses good biblical preaching to change lives.

We have enlisted hundreds of friends -- biblical scholars, theologians, homileticians and pastors dedicated to the craft of biblical preaching -- to provide you timely, compelling and trustworthy content.

"Working Preacher is the best, most reliable sermon preparation tool I have on my work bench. More times than not, your commentators pop my synapses with an insight that is the catalyst for excitement in getting ready for Sunday." - Pastor John Kidd, Washington, D.C.

On the site you'll find:

What you won't find is someone else's sermons, sermon outlines or illustrations. Our hope is to make you a better preacher, so that God's Word in Scripture comes alive every time you preach.

If you have comments or questions about the site, feel free to contact us at cbp@luthersem.edu.

More than ever, Working Preacher is dedicated to serving preachers who proclaim God's Word in authentic ways.


We're eager to share the site's features, including 10 years of quality commentaries, articles, podcasts, and videos.

Features include:

Elegant look and feel

  • Artwork, featuring items from Luther Seminary's Fine Arts Collection, matched with each week's lectionary reading
  • At-a-glance liturgical season and color

Rich content

  • Related commentary on similar passages
  • One-click print view of all Bible readings and commentaries
  • Seven years of great preaching resources, including:
    • 3,500 commentaries
    • 1,000 articles and reviews
    • 900 podcasts and
    • 350 videos
  • Social-enabled content makes it easier to share "a ha" moments with others

Preaching This Week

Craft of Preaching


  • Search by keyword, Bible passage, liturgical season
  • Scripture Index enables users to find commentaries by Bible passage

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