Seedlings emerging from soil
Dear Working Preacher
Sowing in Tears

Psalm 126 is one of the most memorable “Songs of Ascent.” Among its unforgettable lines are:  “When [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Holding on to Advent

What a difference a pronoun makes. The promise of Jesus’ birth and Jesus’ name is, “God is [...]

Deep Winter Light

In the cold of earliest morning at Pendle Hill Quaker Center, I venture from my room to [...]

Preaching Moment 291: Anthony Bailey on the Gift of Darkness

Anthony Bailey advocates for the [...]

Preaching the Easter Vigil: Notes on an ancient sermon

The Vigil of Easter is [...]

The Night Sky At Christmas

We do a Blue Christmas service every year for those coping with loss. Preaching for [...]