Craft of Preaching

Not A Safe God

I am often asked, as I was this past Sunday at a church gathering, what is the one easiest step a Christian can take to care for creation. It was a “bite

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

The Look on God's Face

I know people who dread a stewardship sermon as much as they would a tax audit.

There are advantages to being a third-career pastor. One of the advantages

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

Rethinking Stewardship

Dear Working Preacher,

I’m going to level with you: I’m not sure what to do with this week’s reading from Mark. I wish I had better news,

Jesus, the Rich Man, and All of Us Lousy Stewards

Dear Working Preacher,

Can we just admit that most of us kind of stink at doing stewardship? I know that sounds like an awful thing for me to say, but

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,