Dear Working Preacher
Sign, Sign, Everywhere A Sign

Dear Working Preachers, have you noticed that signs are often misinterpreted? While we count on [...]

Dear Working Preacher
If the Trinity Mattered

Confession time — I am not a systematic theologian. So when it comes to saying something about [...]

Dear Working Preacher
When Seeing is Believing

What is it that we need to see to believe? To believe that death has indeed been [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Are You Ready?

I love it when Scripture points out the ambiguity of God’s judgment — a rather helpful reminder [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Resurrection is Relationship

“But these are written so that you may believe…” While many Bibles will title John [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Kings of Relationship

“My kingdom is not from this world,” says Jesus. No kidding. That seems pretty obvious. Yet at [...]

Dear Working Preacher
The Necessity of Three

I used to be able to do math. But something happened between AP calculus my senior year [...]

Dear Working Preacher
A Different Kind of Denial

I have to admit. I was a bit baffled this week by the relationship between [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Baptismal Blessings?

I have said this before and I will say it again — preaching on the Baptism of [...]

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Sermon Development
How to Preach to Mildred

It’s never great for a preacher’s ego when someone snores during your sermon. For me, it happens [...]