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Advent 4B: The Power of a Friend

In Luke 1 Karoline points out the power of friendship. [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Pursued by Love

How are you, Working Preacher? When I have been asked that question lately, I’ve replied that I’m [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Now Is the Time

Be careful with this one, Dear Working Preachers. The story of Mary and Martha in Luke’s Gospel [...]

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
Keeping Company with Mary

Never underestimate the ponderings of a mother. On this first Sunday of Christmas, once again [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Mary’s Response

“Here I am, the servant of the Lord. Let it be with me according to your word.” [...]

Theology and Interpretation
Preaching + Fertility Struggles

Advent brings the sense of delighted expectation that Jesus, God’s [...]

Theology and Interpretation
Preaching Adoption

When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he loved standing beside her, he said to [...]

Dear Working Preacher
A Merciful Advent

Listen closely. Anything sound familiar in Mary’s Magnificat? Notice anything similar between Mary’s song and Jesus’ inaugural [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Advent as a Way of Life

I wonder if the annunciation to Mary might function as a summary of the Advent season; a [...]