Lent

Jesus Saves neon sign behind chicken wire
Dear Working Preacher
God’s Rescue Operation

Dear Working Preacher, I wish you a blessed Ash Wednesday and First Sunday in Lent. [...]

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 [...]

ruins at Edinburgh Holyrood Abbey
Dear Working Preacher
Love among the Ruins

The story goes that Mark Twain was asked if he believed in infant baptism. “Believe in it?” [...]

Mural of Dolly Parton
Dear Working Preacher
Side-Hustles and Sabbath

Among the commercials debuted during the Super Bowl this year was a new ad featuring Dolly Parton [...]

Man in scrubs praying
Dear Working Preacher
A Costly Lesson

Dear Working Preacher, First, as always, let me extend to you a word of thanks for what [...]

Worship
Conversion and New Life: Preaching Lent in Year A

Year A immerses the congregation into the captivating readings from [...]

Theology and Interpretation
Preaching About Racism in Lent

The emotions of Lent: what feelings are evoked from putting [...]

Theology and Interpretation
Earth Day is Easter Monday

This coming April 22, 2019, is the fiftieth year of celebrating Earth Day, which began [...]

Theology and Interpretation
Preaching + Recovery

As someone who is formerly homeless, formerly incarcerated, and in long-term recovery I often find “Lenten disciplines” [...]

Preaching Series
The Call to “I AM”: A Five-Part Lenten Series

Working Preacher’s Lenten Series this year focuses on the “I [...]