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Worship
Stay Awake: Preaching Advent in Year A

Ed. note: This is the first in a six-part series. [...]

Sermon Development
Being Yourself vs. Using Yourself

I was recently gifted a copy of the sarcastic, crude, [...]

Worship
Where Am ‘I’ in the Sermon?

Every preacher has his or her own personal anxiety dream. [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Welcome

“Whoever welcomes you welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me.” It’s one [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Holy Conversations

I know, Working Preachers. This story is overwhelming. So much going on. So many places to land. [...]

Sermon Development
Feed Me!: What I Long to Hear from My Pew, Wheelchair, and Hospital Bed

I have spent the better [...]

Sermon Development
Authentic Preaching

The preacher in me is tired. She absorbs so much of other people’s pain that she forgets [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Why We Need the Transfiguration

The last week of January, Luther Seminary hosted its annual Midwinter [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Love and Marriage

Dear Working Preacher, Given the various readings on marriage and divorce this week, I suspect it’s occurred [...]