Dear Working Preacher

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Dear Working Preacher
God’s Rescue Operation

Dear Working Preacher, I wish you a blessed Ash Wednesday and First Sunday in Lent. [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Glimpse of Glory

Transfiguration Sunday is an odd church festival. My hunch is that the average lay person understands it [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Woes and Whoas

I am going to date myself here. Growing up, I learned a lot of grammar, and a [...]

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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
Staggering Love

Some of my favorite parts of Paul’s writings are the places where he admits just how little [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Today this Word Is Fulfilled

Dear Working Preacher, Thank you for what you do to delve every week into the [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
For the Common Good

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been feeling grumpy at this beginning of the new year. [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Preaching that Delivers a Promise

Preachers live busy lives. They are often so consumed with [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Light Shines on a Weary World

There’s a long-standing debate in Johannine scholarship about the actual moment of the incarnation in [...]

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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!” [...]