Incarnation

Dear Working Preacher
Linger A Little

Poor Thomas. Always the Sunday after Easter. Always misunderstand. We think Thomas doubts, but he doesn’t. As [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Welcome

“Whoever welcomes you welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me.” It’s one [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Timely Matters

“It was about four o’clock in the afternoon.” I have always been curious about this detail, but [...]

Dear Working Preacher
The Meaning of Christmas

Merry Christmas, Dear Working Preachers. I hope you will be forgiving of a rather personal perspective on [...]

Dear Working Preacher
The Good News of God With Us

“God with us” is not always good news. It depends on who you think God [...]

Dear Working Preacher
An Embodied Lent

Bodies. We have them. We inhabit them. But often we do not know what to do with [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Advent as a Way of Life

I wonder if the annunciation to Mary might function as a summary of the Advent season; a [...]

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Unbind Us, Please

This January, we rush from Christmas into Epiphany, the time between too brief. We do that every [...]

Dear Working Preacher
An Unsentimental Christmas Sermon

Dear Working Preacher, We’re at one of those junctures where [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Matthew’s Version of the Incarnation, Part 2

Dear Working Preacher, This is [...]