Dear Working Preacher
On Being Restored to Yourself

Full disclosure. I do not like hockey, I really, really don’t. This coming from a [...]

Theology and Interpretation
Faith Stays in, Doubt Steps Out

Before entering pastoral ministry I was encouraged to network and [...]

Dear Working Preacher
The Immediately of Epiphany

Yes, the title is correct. Not the immediacy but the immediately of Epiphany. Bear with [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Epiphany Expectations

Look it up. What does epiphany actually mean? Of course there will be several possible definitions, but [...]

Dear Working Preacher
A Prologue for the New Year

Lucky you! A commentary on John 1:1-18 on and a Dear Working Preacher column [...]

Sermon Development
In Lonely Exile: Miscarriage and Infertility at Christmas

It’s almost Christmas. There are [...]

Dear Working Preacher
A Good Day to be Born

My birthday is December 24. For a long time, longer than I care to admit, I thought [...]

John 1: What Does Grace Mean? – Karoline Lewis

What does “grace” mean? In [...]

Where’s the Arc?

I’m not saying Jesus was a bad preacher. I am saying that one of the traditional styles [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Advent as Testimony

Well, if last week was Advent as truth-telling, this week John’s John suggests Advent as testimony, as [...]