Year C

Dear Working Preacher
Hardly Waiting

If we are looking for models of ministry in our modern times, Mary and Elizabeth should come [...]

Dear Working Preacher
The Time Is Now

An Advent message that calls out privilege and abuse of power will likely not be popular proclamation. [...]

Dear Working Preacher
What’s in a Name?

Tiberius, Pontius Pilate, Herod, Philip, Lysanias, Annas, and Caiaphas. These are some rather pontifical names in the [...]

Sermon Development
Preaching Luke in 2019

I’ve been waiting for you, Luke. I’m sure you can help us fix things. Ever since the [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Nothing Lasts Forever

“Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.” Well, Jesus. Those are [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Who Says There’s No Resurrection?

We tend to ask the wrong questions about the resurrection [...]

Dear Working Preacher
Just Justice

So, just how should we define justice? While this story from Luke is most certainly a commending [...]

Dear Working Preacher
The Rhythms of Faith

See, return, praise, worship, give thanks, get up, and go. What if we imagined, if only for [...]

Dear Working Preacher
The Increments of Faith

One of the hardest things about being a teacher of preachers is that I don’t serve a [...]

Dear Working Preacher
The Bosom Of Abraham

Rock-a-my soul in the bosom of Abraham, Rock-a-my soul in the bosom of Abraham, Rock-a-my soul in [...]