We’re out to inspire better preaching. To celebrate the many ways the Word is interpreted and communicated, we chose to incorporate artwork inspired by biblical themes into the design of Our goal is to display artwork that connects with each week’s lectionary readings.

Many of these works of art are part of the Luther Seminary Fine Arts Collection, which is comprised of religiously-themed artwork. We are committed to displaying the artwork in a way that respects copyright. As such, we ask that you observe this site’s copyright guidelines.

Working Preacher is committed to protect artwork from unauthorized use and dispersal by visitors to the site. All copyright will remain with the copyright owner.

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