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Stories We Tell One Another

I recently finished work on an MFA in Creative Writing—that is, I graduated with a [...]

Colorful bowls in marketplace in Jerusalem
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First Words: What the Beatitudes Tell Us about Jesus as a Preacher

“Guess what the first words [...]

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

Preaching through the year of [...]

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Preaching Tough Texts

There are some tough texts coming up in the lectionary. I’m thinking especially of the Hosea 1 [...]

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Being a Prophet in Another Person’s Hometown

I’m in a unique ministry [...]

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Preaching While White

Living in Atlanta, Georgia, has challenged this Midwesterner in many ways. Pollen, for one! Even more, experiencing [...]

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Being Yourself vs. Using Yourself

I was recently gifted a copy of the sarcastic, crude, [...]

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Fantastic Beasts and How to Preach Them

There’s a delightful little creature in the most recent Harry [...]

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Bilingual Preaching: Know Your Audience

On the day of Pentecost, when the apostles were filled [...]

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Preaching Luke in 2019

I’ve been waiting for you, Luke. I’m sure you can help us fix things. Ever since the [...]