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woman facing the Western Wall in Jerusalem
Dear Working Preacher
A Holy Kingdom

Last Thursday I returned from leading a trip, the Women In Jesus’s Life, to Israel/Palestine—the Holy Land. [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Resurrection Perspective

Luke 20:27-38 comes in the narrative of Jesus’s final days in Jerusalem, where his ministry of bringing [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Mourn Loss, Proclaim Faith

On an All Saints Sunday many years ago, I happened to be preaching at the [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Saltiness

On texts for Sept. 26, 2021 | Ordinary 26 | RCL Year B Dear Working Preacher, Thank [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Unimaginable

There is a song in the musical “Hamilton” that always brings tears to my eyes. It’s the [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
The Foundation of Our Hope

I was once at a job interview for a teaching position at a Christian college, [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Demanding that God Show Up

Well, here we are, dear Working Preacher, in the early days after Easter, having finished [...]

Dear Working Preacher
For A Time Such as This

Christ is risen! He is risen indeed! Alleluia! As ever, Working Preacher, thanks for preaching the good [...]

Dear Working Preacher
For All The Saints

Dear Working Preachers, again this week I am going to straddle two Sundays, All Saints Sunday and [...]

Sermon Development
Preaching + Trauma

[This article is co-authored by Jessica Davis.] “They cried to the Lord in their trouble, and Ze [...]