Connecting Heart to Text: Embodying the Liturgy in Community

My first job in college [...]

A Sincere Gesture

I recall many years ago a national politician who was known for his awkward and contrived way [...]

Sermon Development
Hands-Free Preaching

I was a writer before I was a preacher. A colleague of mine, whose newspaper beat I [...]

Delivered with Love, From Me to You

On Confirmation Sunday, I was reminded once again of an [...]

Brought to You by the Letter “O”

I just cannot help being intrigued by things that I [...]

Dear Working Preacher
A Generous Forgiveness

Dear Working Preachers, Forgiveness. It truly has to be one of the most difficult of human acts, [...]

A New Pentecost? A Season of Social Media

Lent. A time for self-reflection, austerity, and somber music. A [...]

Sermon Development
From Controversy to Community: Preaching on the Fault Lines

Same-Sex Marriage Gun Control Fracking [...]

Sermon Development
“Remember the Pastor’s Sermon Three Weeks Ago?”

Research has found that we [...]