Dear Working Preacher
Tending Lent

Two homiletical traps (pun intended) lie in wait when it comes to the story of Jesus’ temptation. [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Letting Go

Deserted places are critical places. They are not always comfortable, although here in Mark Jesus seems to [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Wilderness Preaching

“A voice of one crying out in the wilderness…” That, Dear Working Preachers, is what preaching is [...]

Dear Working Preacher
You Are All My Beloved

Preaching on the baptism of Jesus requires a significant amount of homiletical restraint. Our denominational desires tend [...]

Dear Working Preacher
In the Wilderness

“In the wilderness” — a potentially overlooked setting for the prophetic tidings of our dear friend John [...]

God in the Wild

A Look Ahead During September, leading up to the Feast Day of St. Francis, a growing number [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Baptismal Problems and Promises

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