Dear Working Preacher

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Dear Working Preacher
Build Up the Body of Christ

Many years ago, when I was finishing up my seminary studies, I wanted to do [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Leadership that Liberates

Have you wondered why the Bible keeps returning to criticize bad leaders and warn about [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Listen for God’s Prophetic Word

This week’s thematic lectionary reading from the book of Amos [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Scandal at the Heart of the Gospel

Dear Working Preacher, Thank you for all you do to [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Unimaginable

There is a song in the musical “Hamilton” that always brings tears to my eyes. It’s the [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
To the Other Side

Despite humanity’s modern advances, storms remain terrifying and dangerous realities. A powerful monsoon can lash the earth [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Stick Around

Welcome back to the Gospel according to Mark, Working Preachers. When the lectionary reinserts us into Mark’s [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Good and Holy Words

I love a good theme. This affinity is something I have realized about myself during the pandemic. [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
The Newness of the Spirit

Dear Working Preacher, Thank you for all you do to preach the Word of God [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Be Like a Tree

My children are in the habit of asking, when they hear about a person in the news [...]