Cameron B.R. Howard

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Dear Working Preacher
No Turning Back

While I’m writing this post, “quiet quitting” is the Internet’s fascination and furor of the moment. As [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Equipped for Holy Work

In Amos 8, the semi-continuous lectionary’s Old Testament reading for this week, economic power-brokers in ancient Israel [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
A Life of Promise

When folks complain to me about how violent the Old Testament is, I first like to remind [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Courageous Truth-telling

Christ is Risen, Alleluia! Welcome to the Easter season, Working Preacher! And a special welcome to all [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Evidence of God’s Faithfulness

This week’s Old Testament lectionary reading contains my favorite ambiguous [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Jesus and the Crowds

Perhaps because, like many folks, I’ve spent the last two years carefully avoiding large groups of people, [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Sing to the LORD a New Song

“O sing to the LORD a new song; sing to the LORD, all the earth!” [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Persisting in Integrity

On texts for Oct. 3, 2021 | Ordinary 27 | RCL Year B I have been married [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
You Gotta Serve Somebody

On texts for Aug. 22, 2021 | Ordinary 21 | RCL Year B No other verse dominates [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Listen for God’s Prophetic Word

This week’s thematic lectionary reading from the book of Amos [...]