Dear Working Preacher

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Dear Working Preacher
Not Without God’s Power

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

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Dear Working Preacher
Love among the Ruins

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

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Dear Working Preacher
Side-Hustles and Sabbath

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

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Dear Working Preacher
A Costly Lesson

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

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Dear Working Preacher
Beloved Child of God

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

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Dear Working Preacher
A Dangerous Revelation

Nothing lets bad news take root like a delay. According to Mark 9:2, Jesus’ transfiguration took place [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Finding Hope in the Texts

Where are preachers to find hope for their vocation in this week’s lectionary readings? The [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
When It’s Time

One of our greatest challenges as we navigate our calling to public ministry is telling time. Is [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Come and See. Follow Me.

Thank you for preaching the good news of Christ, who is the light of the world. The [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Out of Water and Wildness

At the beginning of this new year, we are immersed in water. That is true [...]