Sermon Development
Give Them a Story

The story of God’s love incarnate in Jesus Christ is often referred to as the greatest story [...]

Mark’s Gospel and The Small Bird’s Immediacy

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Theology and Interpretation
Preaching the Bible to Those Who Have Never Read It

Blockbuster films and scandalous exposé-style [...]

Memory Aid

If Christian traditions exist to help us remember things that should never be forgotten, such as the [...]

An Unexpected Glimpse of God’s Promise

For those of us who preach, flying on airplanes is [...]

Dear Working Preacher
The Never-Ending Story

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

Preaching Moment 262: David Lose

David Lose on the value of personal stories that illuminate [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Preaching the Prodigal

Dear Working Preacher, I’m not sure that there’s a more beloved story in the Bible than that [...]