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Dear Working Preacher
Persistently Dancing for Hours

Luke fills his Gospel with images of persistence: Widows appealing [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Ode to Joy

Like a good parable, the prodigal son is chock-full of ambiguity. So, the first preaching task is [...]

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Theology and Interpretation
Planted in Hope and Bearing Fruit

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

Sermon Development
Preaching Luke in 2019

I’ve been waiting for you, Luke. I’m sure you can help us fix things. Ever since the [...]

Preaching Moment 323: Adam Hamilton on Preaching Luke

Adam Hamilton teaches on the [...]

Jesus & Banquets – Matt Skinner

Matt Skinner, New Testament professor at Luther Seminary, talks about [...]

Luke 1: Opening the Gospel – Matt Skinner

Matt Skinner talks about the beginning of the Gospel of [...]

The Four Gospels: My (Quirky and Beloved) Neighbors

I was talking with my [...]