Matthew

Dear Working Preacher
A Trinitarian Difference

Trinity Sunday is a hard one to figure out. Any sermon that tries to explain the Trinity [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Righteous Living

Do you really hunger and thirst for righteousness? Sometimes, perhaps most times, I am not sure. That’s [...]

Columnist
Matthew and Mark and Mysteries

We are in Advent, and a new church year is [...]

Columnist
The Oddly Comforting World of Saint Matthew

Preaching is little things carrying big things. It’s all about [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Living Beyond Fear

Dear Working Preacher, I’m writing this letter just after watching the U.S. World Cup match against Ghana [...]

Columnist
The Year of Matthew or When Small Birds Return

Without small birds, the world would be very quiet. In [...]

Sermon Development
Preaching Matthew, Part II: “Reorientation into God’s Reign”

Matthew’s Gospel gives us a [...]

Sermon Development
Disorientation into Matthew’s World: Preaching Matthew, Part I

Preachers have an opportunity throughout [...]

Columnist
The Four Gospels: My (Quirky and Beloved) Neighbors

I was talking with my [...]

Dear Working Preacher
God, Caesar, and the Power of a Good Question

Dear Working Preacher, Let me re-introduce you to three of [...]