John 20:19-31

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Easter 2B: Grief or glory?

After the resurrection of Jesus, where do you find your mind and heart? Pain or [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Loss of Power

As a professor in 2023, the word “power” comes up a lot in my life, often in [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Courageous Truth-telling

Christ is Risen, Alleluia! Welcome to the Easter season, Working Preacher! And a special welcome to all [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Sins Forgiven

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

Dear Working Preacher
Demanding that God Show Up

Well, here we are, dear Working Preacher, in the early days after Easter, having finished [...]

Dear Working Preacher

“These are written so that you may come to believe/continue to believe…” What does your translation say? [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Resurrection is Relationship

“But these are written so that you may believe…” While many Bibles will title John [...]

Dear Working Preacher
The Courage to Ask

Dear Working Preachers, I am preaching on this text in Luther Seminary’s chapel on April 15, 2015, [...]

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
Faithful Doubt

Dear Working Preacher, Try to forget, for a moment, everything you thought you knew about Thomas. Notice [...]