Michael J. Chan

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Dear Working Preacher
Preaching that Delivers a Promise

Preachers live busy lives. They are often so consumed with [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
A Theology of Suffering

On texts for Sept. 12, 2021 | Ordinary 24 | RCL Year B It is common to [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
To the Other Side

Despite humanity’s modern advances, storms remain terrifying and dangerous realities. A powerful monsoon can lash the earth [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
Not Without God’s Power

We approach Passion/Palm Sunday with a long season of suffering behind us. Reflecting on Jesus’ [...]

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Dear Working Preacher
A Dangerous Revelation

Nothing lets bad news take root like a delay. According to Mark 9:2, Jesus’ transfiguration took place [...]