Beatitudes

Dear Working Preacher
A Family Reunion of Saints

Thank you for preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ—that in Christ Jesus, God was reconciling [...]

Worship
Nurture the Seed of Faith: Preaching Time after Pentecost in Year A (Part 1)

The church year continues with [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Dwell in Possibility

This week brings us a set of familiar, “classic” texts. I suppose that for any congregation that [...]

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

Preaching through the year of [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Words For A Time Such As This

As Year A, the year of the Gospel of Matthew, winds down, a revisiting of [...]

Dear Working Preacher
A Beatitude Kind of World

This past week I presented at an amazing conference held in Waco, Texas, called “Nevertheless [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Righteous Living

Do you really hunger and thirst for righteousness? Sometimes, perhaps most times, I am not sure. That’s [...]

Dear Working Preacher
On Beatitudes and Blessing

Dear Working Preacher, Two questions animated — or maybe haunted — my exegetical study this [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Losers

Dear Working Preacher,   There are some elements of the Christian faith that are just shocking enough, [...]

Dear Working Preacher
God Bless You

Dear Working Preacher, There is a trap hidden in the Beatitudes that I know I have fallen [...]