Dear Working Preacher

Good fences, Houston Heights, Texas
Dear Working Preacher
Rethinking Love

This week’s texts are all about love. But preaching about love can be extremely challenging in an [...]

Sprocket the German Shepherd
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Shepherding

Most of what I know about shepherding I learned from Sprocket. He was a German Shepherd Dog [...]

woman walking in sunny field
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Preach Wonder

There is a scene in the book Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets when Harry and [...]

woman running in twilight
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Sins Forgiven

Dear Working Preacher, Christ is risen! He is risen, indeed! Hallelujah! Thank you for preaching the good [...]

Foundation pillars with sun streaming through
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The Foundation of Our Hope

I was once at a job interview for a teaching position at a Christian college, [...]

wooden carved crucifix
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Not Without God’s Power

We approach Passion/Palm Sunday with a long season of suffering behind us. Reflecting on Jesus’ [...]

ruins at Edinburgh Holyrood Abbey
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Love among the Ruins

The story goes that Mark Twain was asked if he believed in infant baptism. “Believe in it?” [...]

Mural of Dolly Parton
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Side-Hustles and Sabbath

Among the commercials debuted during the Super Bowl this year was a new ad featuring Dolly Parton [...]

Man in scrubs praying
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A Costly Lesson

Dear Working Preacher, First, as always, let me extend to you a word of thanks for what [...]

water pouring on hands
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Beloved Child of God

I want to tell you a story this week, Working Preacher. Not necessarily because I think it [...]