Craft of Preaching

Extraordinary Light: Preaching Christmas and Epiphany in Year A

Preaching happens in a liturgical [...]

Dear Working Preacher
The Golden Hour

Let’s begin with an confession: This is a challenging text. It is made more so by the [...]

Sharing the Pulpit with an Interpreter

Imagine you have been invited to preach at the Korean [...]

Dear Working Preacher
On Orange Cars and Gratitude for Preaching Another Year

I open this week’s letter [...]

Theology and Interpretation
Sanctuary, the Bible, and Clarification

Over the summer, you may have heard in news and [...]

Dear Working Preacher
This Far by Faith

Apocalyptic themes fascinate, confuse, and rebuff us. Almost everyone who comes to worship this week will have [...]

Stay Awake: Preaching Advent in Year A

Ed. note: This is the first in a six-part series. [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Be Present and Engaged

It’s a good week to read Haggai. It may or may not be a good week to [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Pausing to Grieve

What a month to come through as we turn toward All Saints Day, dear Working Preachers. Some [...]

Sermon Development
Preaching in the Year of Matthew (RCL Year A 2019-2020)

Preaching through the year of [...]