Easter Green

In 1970, in the midst of the Vietnam War, when V-8 engines ruled, gas mileage was low, [...]

Preaching the Easter Vigil: Notes on an ancient sermon

The Vigil of Easter is [...]

Dear Working Preacher
“Do Not Be Afraid”

Dear Working Preacher, “Do not be afraid.” It’s easy to [...]

Unbind Us, Please

This January, we rush from Christmas into Epiphany, the time between too brief. We do that every [...]

Don’t Forget Who You Are

At my first synod assembly as an intern, still quite [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Questions About the Resurrection

Dear Working Preacher,   I don’t know if you’ve noticed, [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Commands and Promises

Dear Working Preacher,   A quick but HUGE word of thanks before jumping into this week’s readings. [...]

Dear Working Preacher
The Never-Ending Story

Dear Working Preacher, At our annual Celebration of Biblical Preaching in October 2011, Walter Brueggemann suggested that [...]

Dear Working Preacher
The Easter Tree

Christ is risen, Working Preacher! Christ is risen, indeed! This is the day, the pinnacle of the [...]

Dear Working Preacher

Dear Working Preacher, As most of us learned years ago in high school composition class, verbs are [...]