love

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Dear Working Preacher
Less Doing, More Being

When I teach groups about the Gospels I usually highlight what distinguishes each of them. Part of [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Staggering Love

Some of my favorite parts of Paul’s writings are the places where he admits just how little [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Rethinking Love

This week’s texts are all about love. But preaching about love can be extremely challenging in an [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Love among the Ruins

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

Dear Working Preacher
Real Love

Love is hard. So very hard. If you don’t think so, just look at what the Revised [...]

Dear Working Preacher
‘Do You Love Me?’

Right on the heels of Thomas, we have the story of Peter, another character in [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Loved Into Future

I wonder if in this moment, when Jesus is being loved with a grace upon grace kind [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Simple Rules

There are many ways to describe and define the Bible. From assertions that are mostly faith-based, such [...]

Theology and Interpretation
Being an Immigrant Is Not a Sin

“When an alien lives with you in your land, do [...]

Dear Working Preacher
The Widow’s Might

Before you hold up the widow in Mark 12:41-44 as the ultimate example of generosity during this [...]