Theology and Interpretation
Durable Faith: What’s Love Got to Do with It?

I don’t know if Tina Turner realized it, but her [...]

Dear Working Preacher
The Meaning of Christmas

Merry Christmas, Dear Working Preachers. I hope you will be forgiving of a rather personal perspective on [...]

Theology and Interpretation
Durable Faith

Jesus’ commandment to love God, others, and self seems like an easy message to convey. People want, [...]

Sermon Development
Authentic Preaching

The preacher in me is tired. She absorbs so much of other people’s pain that she forgets [...]

Beyond Faith

First Corinthians 13 is a breath-taking bit of writing. Unfortunately, we have typecast this chapter as a [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Resurrection is Love

Resurrection is love — a rather simple, yet extraordinarily complex statement, at least when you look at [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Love Never Ends

“Love is patient; love is kind; love is not envious or boastful or arrogant or rude. It [...]

We’re Winning

Last month I expressed frustration that despite all we proclaim and do in our churches to bring [...]

Dear Working Preacher
John 3:16 — What Else Is There To Say?

John 3:14. Not even a close second to John 3:16 [...]

Packers, Cowboys, and the Power of Hate

I cheered for the Green Bay Packers recently and I’m [...]