Craft of Preaching

Preaching Moment 320: Yvette Flunder on Preaching about Money

Yvette Flunder wants to challenge the consumerist habits of her community by examining closely the ideas of inherent and inherited poverty.

"I preach sermons

Preaching Moment 318: Adam Hamilton on Preaching Stewardship

Adam Hamilton understands stewardship as a pastoral care concern because people need help getting a handle on their money.

"Stewardship is a chance to

On Stretching Parables

Dear Working Preacher,

 

One of the things I’ve learned from writing daily devotions over the last eighteen months is that biblical passages

Money, Relationships, and Jesus' Most Confusing Parable

Dear Working Preacher,

 

If you’re not sure what to make of this parable, take some comfort -- I’m not sure Luke was either! Consider

What Money Can and Can't Do

Dear Working Preacher,

 

It’s not about the money. Not in this parable or in life.

 

Let’s start with the parable. Jesus doesn’t

God, Caesar, and the Power of a Good Question

Dear Working Preacher,

Let me re-introduce you to three of the most powerful words in the world. Now, I know what you're thinking, and while "I love you"

In God We Trust: God & Money, Pt. 2

Dear Working Preacher,

Nothing quite like a sermon about a rich guy going to hell just before the fall Stewardship campaign kicks off, is there? Seriously,

God & Money

Dear Working Preacher,

Time to come clean. How many of you have preached a sermon about money without asking for any? I raise this question for three reasons.