Craft of Preaching

Scriptural Wisdom Makes Ecological Sense

Wisdom rules the September lectionary. Several weeks of Proverbs and James sets the mind on virtues like diligence, discernment, foresight, generosity,

Where's the Arc?

I’m not saying Jesus was a bad preacher.

I am saying that one of the traditional styles of 1st century, Middle Eastern preaching that he used would

Teaching the Faith: A Lesson from the Cracker Barrel

If you have spent much time traveling along the southern interstate system, then you are undoubtedly familiar with a ubiquitous cultural landmark: the Cracker

Wisdom Wears Sensible Shoes

Evening falls, another moment comes and goes, the voices rise and fall, each day a gift, each evening scented with lilacs or drying wheat or smoke, depending

For the Life of the World: Season of Creation Week 4

Editor's Note: Each week in August WorkingPreacher.org will publish commentaries that correspond with the readings for Season of Creation 2013: Series C

God in the Storm: Season of Creation Week 3

Editor's Note: Each week in August WorkingPreacher.org will publish commentaries that correspond with the readings for Season of Creation 2013: Series C

Born Wild: Season of Creation Week 2

Editor's Note: Each week in August WorkingPreacher.org will publish commentaries that correspond with the readings for Season of Creation 2013: Series C

Godly Play and Preaching the Story

The Purpose of Preaching
We preach to help people “discover a presence at the edge of [their] being,” to use a phrase from Jerome Berryman, the