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Dear Working Preacher
The Greatest Temptation

The first Sunday in Lent is always Jesus’ temptation. Always. But when was the last time you [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Exorcisms for Our Day

What you do reveals who you are. The last few weeks have certainly reminded us of this [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Baptismal Blessings?

I have said this before and I will say it again — preaching on the Baptism of [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Advent on the Mind

I am writing this column from San Diego where I am attending the annual meetings of the [...]

Rejoicing in Active Hope

Clothing and food — celebrated necessities — describe God’s abundant gifts to creation in an Isaiah passage [...]

Dear Working Preacher
How to Wait

“Make haste to help me, Lord! Hasten to me, O God! Lord, do not delay!” The words [...]