Craft of Preaching

An Attitude of Gratitude

One of the things I practiced as a parent, and hoped to instill as a habit, was to have my sons write thank-you notes for the various gifts they received.

Preaching Thankful

O Thanksgiving, how is it that every year you sneak up on us so quickly?

I would rather stick to preaching around the liturgical calendar and other congregational

Preaching Moment 319: Craig Barnes on Gratitude

Craig Barnes understands that gratitude is a theme we should keep returning to in our sermons.

"When you are grateful that means that you have done the

Equatorial Creation Care

I spent a week last month in Kisumu, Kenya, seven miles south of the equator on Lake Victoria, preaching and teaching about creation care for the Africa

Second Blessing

Dear Working Preacher,

 

I think we are in sore need of thanksgiving.

 

Take a look around. There is plenty of cause to be worried: too much

Forgiveness & Gratitude

Dear Working Preacher,

 

I’ll just come out and say it: this is one of my absolute favorite stories in Luke’s Gospel – heck, in