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Scandal at the Heart of the Gospel

Dear Working Preacher, Thank you for all you do to [...]

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Sins Forgiven

Dear Working Preacher, Christ is risen! He is risen, indeed! Hallelujah! Thank you for preaching the good [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Tending Lent

Two homiletical traps (pun intended) lie in wait when it comes to the story of Jesus’ temptation. [...]

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Unprecedented Warnings

This week I’ve found myself struggling to switch my voice from a local congregation in Flint, Michigan, [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Liberating Sabbath

Luke closely associates Jesus’ public ministry with both the sabbath and the synagogue, beginning already in Luke [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Jesus’ Ministry of Fire

If consensus exists around anything today in American society, it is that we are afflicted [...]

Dear Working Preacher
The True Kingdom

Dear Working Preachers, many of you also listen to Working Preacher’s weekly podcast, Sermon Brainwave. As a [...]

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God Is With Us

For many churches, this coming Sunday is the start of the fall schedule, a return to the [...]

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Spiritual but not Religious

I heard those words again last week: “We’re spiritual but not religious.” I hear them [...]

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Preaching in Interesting Times

There is supposedly an old Chinese curse that goes: “May [...]