Craft of Preaching

Just Ask

The Good Samaritan. The ubiquity of this passage in society and in our shared discourse is more than enough to encourage a sermon on another text. A story

Preaching the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation (in 8 Parts)

Listen to the accompanying podcast for this sermon series. The podcast covers each of the eight sessions.

In perhaps his most famous sermon, Martin Luther

Choose Life

Choose life (Deuteronomy 30:19). Not as easy as it sounds these days. This rather obvious litmus test for what it means to a disciple in the Kingdom of

The Relational God

Dear Working Preacher,

Our relationships matter to God.

Now, I’m guessing that it was rather easy for you to listen to that statement and more or

The Law of Love

Dear Working Preacher,

 

There are two sides to every story, and that includes this one. Maybe especially this one. So one way to preach a meaningful

The Heart of the Matter

Dear Working Preacher,

I suspect that you, like I, know at least one person who doesn't need to read the Bible because he or she already knows what's in

Radical

Dear Working Preacher,

It may sound trite to say that I think Jesus is being radical in this week's portion of the Sermon on the Mount -- after all, isn't

Sunday, Sunday

Dear Working Preacher,

Do you ever wonder what it's all about? Sunday, I mean. The gathering, the worship, the singing, reading, and preaching -- why do