Craft of Preaching

The Call to “I AM”: A Five-Part Lenten Series

Working Preacher’s Lenten Series this year focuses on the “I AM” statements in the Gospel of John for the sake of intentional reflection

New Year's Resolutions for Preachers

Twelve resolutions for preachers, in no particular order:

  1. Show your work
    Try doing a little exegetical show and tell. During a sermon, bring your Bible

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

Preaching Moment 342: Eunjoo Mary Kim on Summer Sermon Series

In the summer, Eunjoo Mary Kim suggests that preachers can depart from the lectionary, preaching sermon series in a style that is enjoyable, collaborative,

Preaching 1 Corinthians through Epiphany

The star that led the sages to the Christ child was at once part of the natural world and a wonder. The weeks after the Epiphany call us to notice the wonder

Let All of Me Kneel before God’s Holy Name: A Six Part Lenten Series

This Lenten series focuses on our bodily worship of the Triune God. When we come to worship, we are to engage all of your bodies in the art and act of worship

Sensing the Gospel: A Five-Part Series of Meditations for Lent

“We declare to you what was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we have looked at and touched with our hands,

A Promise Big Enough to Save Us

Dear Working Preacher, 

Thank you, thank you, thank you! First, of course, for your faithful ministry. But also for your support of this website,