Man watering seedlings in Kenya
Theology and Interpretation
Planted in Hope and Bearing Fruit

Six years ago I returned from a life-changing visit to [...]

Dear Working Preacher
An Epiphany Way of Life

If you are a regular listener of Sermon Brainwave, you have come to expect that my co-hosts [...]

Dear Working Preacher

Sometimes, Dear Working Preachers, a biblical text emboldens you, empowers you, encourages you to give witness to [...]

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
Sheer Promise

Dear Working Preacher, What’s the difference between a promise and a threat? It’s a simple question, of [...]

Dear Working Preacher
The Power of a Good Question

Dear Working Preacher, I tend to think that our best sermons arise from our questions. [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Notice, Share, Invite

Dear Working Preacher, If you really want to understand why the church is declining in North America, [...]

The Four Gospels: My (Quirky and Beloved) Neighbors

I was talking with my [...]

Dear Working Preacher
3 Important Words (or, Concerning the Fantasy Lives of Preachers)

Dear Working Preacher, There’s a [...]