Craft of Preaching

Preaching in Interesting Times

There is supposedly an old Chinese curse that goes: “May you live in interesting times.”

We certainly live in interesting times, and it often

Division Matters

Family division. Sadly, it doesn’t take much these days to procure a pointed argument between those with whom we are supposed to be the closest. We

Family Matters

“And if a house is divided against itself, that house will not be able to stand … Who are my mother and my brothers?" Have you found yourself

The Oddly Comforting World of Saint Matthew

Preaching is little things carrying big things. It’s all about figuring out how to tell the story of Christ; this weighty promise on our transitory

A Stressful Sermon

Dear Working Preacher,

 

Let’s face it. This is one of those weeks when the Gospel reading makes you want to turn to one of the other texts

Pulp Fiction & Worldly Faith

Dear Working Preacher,

Do you remember that scene near the end of Pulp Fiction, when Jules and Vincent -- the two hit men at the center of Quentin Tarantino's