Craft of Preaching

Preaching Moment 342: Eunjoo Mary Kim on Summer Sermon Series

In the summer, Eunjoo Mary Kim suggests that preachers can depart from the lectionary, preaching sermon series in a style that is enjoyable, collaborative,

Preaching Moment 341: Michael Curry on Preaching Biblical Characters

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry explores ideas for preaching series in the summer months. He describes the serial possibilities for sermons based on a particular

Truthtelling in Watershed Moments

The words “crisis,” “unprecedented,” and “chaos” seem to be appearing with alarming frequency in this year’s news

Mark's Gospel and The Small Bird's Immediacy

[This article was first published on Jan. 5, 2009.]

Without small birds, the world would be very quiet.

In fact, it would hardly make a sound. In

Book Review: "The Four Gospels on Sunday" by Gordon Lathrop

Reviewed: "The Four Gospels on Sunday: The New Testament and the Reform of Christian Worship" by Gordon W. Lathrop (Minneapolis: Fortress, 2012) 

One Text or All?

Should the preacher of any given Sunday in a lectionary-using congregation focus his or her work on just one of the three texts, doing such serious exegesis