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Epiphany 4B: Jesus Never Went to Church

Jesus never went to church! In Mark 1:21, Jesus calls [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Listening Anew for God’s Call

Last weekend, my husband and I took our son Isaac [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
An Uncontrollable Calling

In recent years, various responses to employment related stress and expectations have trended online. These [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Less Doing, More Being

When I teach groups about the Gospels I usually highlight what distinguishes each of them. Part of [...]

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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 [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Preaching Nazareth

“Today this scripture has been fulfilled in your hearing.” Or has it? Jesus seems convinced of it, [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Reformers In Our Midst

“Take courage, get up, he is calling you.” Whether you are preaching this Sunday on Bartimaeus or [...]

Preaching Moment 330: M. Craig Barnes on the Courage to Preach

The Rev. M. Craig Barnes [...]