Craft of Preaching

Preaching + Divorce

Jesus said to them, “Whoever divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery against her; and if she divorces her husband and marries another,

The Divorce Text

There are certain texts that once read out loud in worship, in the midst of a faith community, demand then to be preached. The lection from Mark this week

Dependence Needs

This is one of those texts.

Call it difficult, challenging, or even a text of terror, there is simply no way you can read aloud Mark 10:2-16, or Genesis

Love and Marriage

Dear Working Preacher,

Given the various readings on marriage and divorce this week, I suspect it's occurred to more than a few of us that the prudent