Craft of Preaching

Trying Not to Be a Hero

Early in my college career I took an introductory music history course.

On the first day of class, the professor asked us, “What do you do while

Returning Gifts

This month, I invite you to explore with me a time-honored, traditional stewardship approach that has made me increasingly uncomfortable. My problem is

It's A Dog's Life

It’s an awful and unwanted grief but this year we’re giving up our dog for Lent.

We hope not to make it a practice. Sitka is a seventeen or

Sacred Earth, Broken Earth

This monthly column will point out environmental dimensions in upcoming lectionary passages and suggest ways to bring God's creation into our preaching

Preaching Moment 153: Anna Carter Florence

Anna Carter Florence talks about the "habit" of creativity.

How do I keep my Greek (or get it back)?

How do I keep my Greek (or get it back)?

As we come to the end of another session of beginning New Testament Greek, I am asked this question a lot. Here

SummerSong – Summer Preaching and Worship Series

One song can change your life. Just ask Susan Boyle.

Are you one of the thirty nine million people who have watched her Britain's-Got-Talent video on YouTube?

I Love to Tell the Story: Summer Preaching and Worship Series

Summer is fast approaching, and one of the more mundane things preachers worry about is the slump in attendance and giving.

Sunday School is not in session.