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Dear Working Preacher
Throne Mentality

Here we are. The last Sunday of the church year, Christ the King/Reign of Christ Sunday. The [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Peace and Security

“There is peace and security … ” (I Thess 5:3). Where? A week ago Thursday, at the [...]

Dear Working Preacher
How to Wait

“Make haste to help me, Lord! Hasten to me, O God! Lord, do not delay!” The words [...]

All Saints image of woman crying while looking at flower
Dear Working Preacher
When Tears are Wiped Away

Festival Sundays are always tricky. If you are a regular listener of Sermon Brainwave, you [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Having Hope

Dear Working Preachers, We know well the triad, “faith, hope, and love” that gloriously rounds out Paul’s [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Hospitality 101

Dear Working Preachers, Save the date. You know those postcards you get in the mail? Well, we [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Tending the Vineyard

Dear Working Preachers, This past week, Walter Brueggemann was on the Luther Seminary campus giving the inaugural [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Authority Issues

Dear Working Preachers, “By what authority are you doing these things? And who gave you this authority?” [...]

River Sunday: Preaching Season of Creation Week 4

Editor’s Note: published commentaries that correspond with the readings [...]

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Generosity Sightings

Dear Working Preachers, “Are you envious because I am generous?” reads the latter section of 20:15 in this [...]