Preaching Moment 292: Eric Elnes on the Sermon in Worship

Eric Elnes shares his understanding [...]

Betting on the Spirit

Back in seminary, and when I teach preaching, we emphasized over and over again to our students [...]

We Are Looking for You, Holy Spirit

We are looking for you, Holy Spirit. We block off [...]

Courage to Follow, Courage to Lead

Few people thrive on conflict. Yet leadership can bring us [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Spirit Freedom

Dear Working Preacher, Something’s gotta change. We all know that. Patterns of congregational attendance and membership have [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Baptismal Problems and Promises

Dear Working Preacher, Apparently, baptism was always a problem. The [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Pentecost Change

Dear Working Preacher, Because Pentecost celebrates the coming of the Holy Spirit, we usually offer special prayers [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Pentecost Paradoxes

Dear Working Preacher, What would you say if I suggested that we regularly misinterpret Pentecost? Actually, not [...]

Dear Working Preacher
The Power of a Good Name

Dear Working Preacher, Somewhere along the way — I think in a college English literature class — [...]