Year C

Dear Working Preacher
Linger A Little

Poor Thomas. Always the Sunday after Easter. Always misunderstand. We think Thomas doubts, but he doesn’t. As [...]

Theology and Interpretation
Change Is Possible and Needed

While the opportunities Scripture offers to speak directly of the beauty, power, and needs of [...]

Dear Working Preacher
A Very Holy Week

Dear Working Preachers, I suspect that your Holy Week plans and preaching are well in place by [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Loved Into Future

I wonder if in this moment, when Jesus is being loved with a grace upon grace kind [...]

Preaching Series
Preaching Acts in Easter (Year C)

Easter preaching has to be imaginative preaching. It has to [...]

Dear Working Preacher
A Resentful Story

A familiar parable such as the Prodigal Son should invite a wealth of perspectives. We might think [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Fig Trees and Repentance

“Do you think that because these Galileans suffered in this way they were worse sinners than all [...]

Dear Working Preacher

“When the days drew near for him to be taken up, he set his face to go [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Identity Test

The problem with Jesus’ testing in Matthew, Mark, and Luke is how quickly we switch the focus [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Liberating Glory

The Transfiguration is always a tricky story, isn’t it? Were it not for the fact that it’s [...]