Craft of Preaching

Being a Prophet in Another Person's Hometown

I’m in a unique ministry context. My job involves regularly inviting guests to preach for our Sunday morning worship services. We welcome guest preachers

Choice Temptations

It is tempting to make Jesus’ temptation something that it is not. And, it is tempting to make Jesus’ temptation in the wilderness the only

Authentic Preaching: How to Prophesy

No one is a prophet because they want to be. If you do not have the reluctance of a biblical prophet, you likely do not have a message from God. If you

The Good News of God With Us

“God with us” is not always good news. It depends on who you think God is. It depends on how you think God is active in the world. It depends

Tender Prophecy

I find it curious that John the Baptist took his identity from the Isaiah 40 prophecy: the voice of one crying in the wilderness, “Prepare the way

Bold Preaching

When you read about the battles between Amos and the court prophets, with whom do you identify?

The answer would seem obvious. Amos was God’s prophet,

Preaching Moment 317: Otis Moss III on Preaching to Different Generations

 

Otis Moss III reflects on ways to preach to different generations within the same congregation. The preacher, according to Moss, is a prophetic