Craft of Preaching

Holy Conversation

Wow. It sure doesn’t take long to go from grumbling to arguing, from complaining to quarreling. And it seems it doesn’t take much, either. I

Manna Again

The Gospel of John is a dangerous book. In the hands of those who need or want a God who chooses sides, a God they can control, a God who excludes, a God

Sign, Sign, Everywhere A Sign

Dear Working Preachers, have you noticed that signs are often misinterpreted? While we count on them to point us in the right direction, with everything

Preaching Moment 344: Michael Curry on Bread of Life (John 6)

Michael Curry speaks on the challenges and opportunities of preaching through the Revised Common Lectionary summer series on John 6, the Bread of Life.

Not Just Bread Anymore

Admit it. You want to go to the party that gets to admit, “This is hard, who can take this?” And when Jesus asks, “Do you wish to go away?”

Past Matters

Where you come from matters.

This third installment of the Bread of Life discourse is all about origins -- Jesus’ origins, that is. So, you have

#DoItForJohn

#DoItForJohn. A hashtag suggestion by a Facebook friend in response to last week’s column when I invited you to abide in all of John 6. Not letting