Deep Winter Light

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

John 1: What Does Grace Mean? – Karoline Lewis

What does “grace” mean? In [...]

Sermon Development
How to Preach to Mildred

It’s never great for a preacher’s ego when someone snores during your sermon. For me, it happens [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Generosity Sightings

Dear Working Preachers, “Are you envious because I am generous?” reads the latter section of 20:15 in this [...]

The Oddly Comforting World of Saint Matthew

Preaching is little things carrying big things. It’s all about [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Identity Theft, Part 2

Dear Working Preacher, Our word “Lent,” as you know, comes from the German and Dutch words for [...]

First, Do No Harm

I recently attended a funeral service for a young person whose parents I know. The service was [...]

Dear Working Preacher
The King of Second Chances

Dear Working Preacher, Do you ever wish you could have a second chance? A second [...]

Thy Kingdom Come

Like so many of us who are of a religious ilk, I function in two worlds. The [...]

Dear Working Preacher
The Law of Love

Dear Working Preacher,   There are two sides to every story, and that includes this one. Maybe [...]