Dear Working Preacher
Catching People

“Catching people” might not sit very well with a number of our congregants. Compared to the parallel [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Abundance For All

Deciding on one preaching point for this passage seems adversative, to say the least, to this story [...]

Theology and Interpretation
Small Thing, Abundant Growth

One of our sons-in-law works in plant pathology. Recently he took us to visit the [...]

Preaching Moment 344: Michael Curry on Bread of Life (John 6)

Michael Curry speaks on the [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Resurrection is Abundance

153 fish? That’s a lot. Even I know this, and I am no angler. I’ve [...]

Dear Working Preacher
The Thing You Lack

“You lack one thing.” Ouch. I fear I lack much more than one thing, do you? But [...]

Bread from Heaven

Food fills the menu in August’s lectionary. Four weeks of Gospel readings explore John 6’s discussions between [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Generosity Sightings

Dear Working Preachers, “Are you envious because I am generous?” reads the latter section of 20:15 in this [...]

New Life: It’s Not Just a Slogan

The news was devastating. A young man who appeared to [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Jesus, the Rich Man, and All of Us Lousy Stewards

Dear Working Preacher, Can we just admit that most of [...]