Theology and Interpretation
Change Is Possible and Needed

While the opportunities Scripture offers to speak directly of the beauty, power, and needs of [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Nothing Lasts Forever

“Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.” Well, Jesus. Those are [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Abide In My Love

Dear Working Preachers, so much in this passage on which to preach! Joy, love one another, laying [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Change Matters

Dear Working Preachers, I feel like I need to begin with some rather unsolicited advice: do not [...]

Sermon Development
Notes from the Field: Elections, Bulldozers, and Grief

Anybody here feel like a [...]

Sermon Development
Preaching through Congregational Conflict

People who have an idealistic view of the church are [...]

The Genetic Gospel

I had what I suppose most would consider a strange reaction to Karoline Lewis’ excellent article on [...]

Dear Working Preacher
The Other Side

Sometimes it’s just a boat. You know what I mean. There is no end to sermons on [...]

Sermon Development
Gaining Perspective: Getting in Touch with Your Inner Homiletician, Part 2

This is the second article [...]