Craft of Preaching

How to Embody Scripture: Reading from the Heart (2 of 4)

Second in a four-part series of videos on how to embody Scripture in worship

In the second video, Sam Bardwell demonstrates how to proclaim Scripture from

Proclamation in Advent: Reading the Epistle with Heart

This article is the second in a four-part series for those who read Scripture in worship (or those who help prepare lectors). Watch the accompanying videos

The Being of Salvation

“All flesh shall see the salvation of God.” Well, that depends.

The criteria we set in place for a claim like this makes for a rather large

A Truth-Telling Advent

John the Baptist. He’s the Gospel focus for the second and third Sundays of Advent. In Mark, he’s clearly Elijah (2 Kings 1:8). In John, he

A Promise That's Easy to Overlook

Dear Working Preacher,

There’s an audacity to today’s Gospel reading that’s easy to miss. But if you listen closely and read between