Craft of Preaching

Dear Working Preacher
Opening the Door to Reconciliation

In 2019, Jia Tolentino (staff writer at The New Yorker) [...]

Gospel Joy: Preaching Time after Pentecost in Year A (Part 2)

Preaching in these strange times [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Security or Stumbling Block?

“From this moment on …” This phrase has richer meaning for some of your listeners [...]

Dear Working Preacher
The Preacher as Liberator

We preach to set people free. Freedom is the hallmark of the Christian message. We [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Trying Not to Be a Hero

Early in my college career I took an introductory music history course. On the first day of [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Out of Our Forts, into the World

How are you? I stopped and prayed for you as [...]

Dear Working Preacher
The God Who Feels — and Feeds

Grace and peace to you, Working Preacher, from God the [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Open Us to the World

Let’s revisit the year so far: COVID-19, the killing of George Floyd, widespread protests demanding for racial [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Stop Weeding and Start Watching

It happened again. I only have to write this column [...]

Dear Working Preacher
At Work in the Fields of the Lord

There’s a spot in my garden, about twelve square feet, [...]