Craft of Preaching

Dear Working Preacher
Open Us to the World

Let’s revisit the year so far: COVID-19, the killing of George Floyd, widespread protests demanding for racial [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Stop Weeding and Start Watching

It happened again. I only have to write this column [...]

Dear Working Preacher
At Work in the Fields of the Lord

There’s a spot in my garden, about twelve square feet, [...]

Theology and Interpretation
Pandemic, Race, and Environmental Justice

In my column two months ago, “Nature’s Warning,” I reflected [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Rest for Your Soul

Dear Working Preacher, How are you? No, really, how are you? How is it with your heart, [...]

Dear Working Preacher
A Risk Worth Taking

Dear Working Preacher, Thanks for all you do to proclaim the gospel in this broken world. For [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Do Not Be Afraid

“Racism is not getting worse, it’s getting filmed,” said Will Smith in August 2016. Who could have [...]

Dear Working Preacher
A Living Word when We Can’t Breathe

As you prepare for the Second Sunday after Pentecost (Ordinary 11), [...]

Nurture the Seed of Faith: Preaching Time after Pentecost in Year A (Part 1)

The church year continues with [...]

Dear Working Preacher
God with Us

The people of the world and your local community are suffocating under the weight of COVID-19, white [...]