Martin Luther

Word Forgive written in white on cement floor
Preaching about Sin and Forgiveness

Two brief stories illustrate the difficulty of preaching about sin [...]

Preaching Series
Preaching the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation (in 8 Parts)

Listen to the accompanying podcast [...]

Provoking a Response

In seminary, I was given two contradictory bits of advice regarding sermons: Your job is to proclaim. [...]

Thy Kingdom Come

Like so many of us who are of a religious ilk, I function in two worlds. The [...]

Pastor, You’re Wasting Your Life!

Have you ever had a particular Word of God that [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Bartimaeus, Luther, and the Failed Reformation

Dear Working Preacher, What would you do if you couldn’t [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Crazy Love (aka Preaching Matthew Against Matthew)

Dear Working Preacher, I hate [...]

Sermon Development
Praying the Text

Let’s face it. Preachers can sometimes experience a good deal of pressure to get that next sermon [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Cataract Surgery

Dear Working Preacher, You know how some images just stick with you? Here’s one description of the [...]