Dear Working Preacher
Teach Us to Pray

Dear Working Preacher,   Here’s my simple suggestion for preaching this Sunday: do what Jesus did. That [...]

Sermon Development
Godly Play and Preaching the Story

The Purpose of PreachingWe preach to help people “discover a [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Unexpected Faith

Dear Working Preacher,   By and large, I’ve typically read the story of Jesus and the centurion [...]

Dear Working Preacher
The Power of Being Prayed For

Dear Working Preacher,   What you do matters. I’ve said that before, and I’ll say [...]

Preaching on Illness: Healing Services (Part 2 of 2)

Why healing services? And what [...]

Dear Working Preacher
The Other Lord’s Prayer

Dear Working Preacher, I’ll ask you again to do both [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Left Behind For Good!

Dear Working Preacher, One of the most profound promises of all of Scripture is hidden in this [...]

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

Dear Working Preacher, If you’re going to preach on the gospel reading from Luke this Sunday, I [...]

Dear Working Preacher
The High Priestly Prayer and the Challenge of a Lifetime

Dear Working Preacher, About nine [...]