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Dear Working Preacher
When It’s Time

One of our greatest challenges as we navigate our calling to public ministry is telling time. Is [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Now Is the Time

Be careful with this one, Dear Working Preachers. The story of Mary and Martha in Luke’s Gospel [...]

Sermon Development
Preaching Under Pressure

Preaching regularly is a grind. But what about preaching under pressure? Picture this: Sunday. About 15 minutes [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Advent Time

Happy Advent, Dear Working Preachers! A new church year. A new Gospel. A new start. I have [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Timely Matters

“It was about four o’clock in the afternoon.” I have always been curious about this detail, but [...]

Preaching Moment 266: Michael Curry

Michael Curry commends the practice of taking a “study day” [...]

Visions and Raspberries and Redemption

It turns out that the center of the Milky Way [...]

Preaching Moment 260: Michael Curry

Michael Curry on using a study day as a source [...]

Dear Working Preacher
A Promise That’s Easy to Overlook

Dear Working Preacher, There’s an audacity to today’s Gospel reading [...]