Craft of Preaching

Christmas Preaching

I debated about writing a column for Christmas this year. In part, because of the 4th Sunday of Advent falling on Christmas Eve. In part, because I presume

The Need for Christmas Preaching

Dear Working Preachers,

Why preach on Christmas? Why indeed? I mean, you’ve got the carols and the candles; the special music and the story itself;

In Lonely Exile: Miscarriage and Infertility at Christmas

It’s almost Christmas. There are songs, pictures, and talk of Sweet Baby Jesus (à la Will Ferrell) everywhere. This baby is invariably adorable

A Good Day to be Born

My birthday is December 24. For a long time, longer than I care to admit, I thought my birthday was actually on Christmas because my family always celebrated