Year A

Dear Working Preacher
The Cross at a Crossroads

Before the cross became equated with salvation and a symbol for a religion, it denoted [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Speaking Up for a Living God

The tension between, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” and “But [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Learning How to Preach Again

It’s good to be back, Dear Working Preachers. Yes, it is always good to come [...]

Dear Working Preacher
That Sinking Feeling

I hope we can all agree that it’s misguided to take Matthew’s story about Peter walking on [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Not Peace but a Sword

“Not peace but a sword.” I resist this saying of Jesus. I resist it a lot, not [...]

Dear Working Preacher
The Laborers Are Few

“Cure the sick, raise the dead, cleanse the lepers, cast out demons.” What would the world look [...]

Dear Working Preacher
A Trinitarian Difference

Trinity Sunday is a hard one to figure out. Any sermon that tries to explain the Trinity [...]

Dear Working Preacher
The Power of Prayer

How quickly do we pass over the prayers of Jesus and choose the commands of Jesus so [...]

Preaching Series
Preaching Acts in Easter (Year A)

Easter is coming, which means the Acts of the Apostles [...]

Matthew and Mark and Mysteries

We are in Advent, and a new church year is [...]