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How To Teach an Old Dog New Tricks Article by Kae Evensen https://www.workingpreacher.org/columnist/how-to-teach-an-old-dog-new-tricks Article by Kae Evensen Topics: Awareness of God , Fear , Revelation , Epiphany Source: Working Preacher Kae Evensen compares the brain’s plasticity to the life-changing power of Christ and the Holy Spirit—a power which can bring forth epiphanies in our lives. So Nothing Will Be Lost Article by Kae Evensen https://www.workingpreacher.org/columnist/so-nothing-will-be-lost Article by Kae Evensen Topics: Preaching , Sermon , Words , Bread Source: Working Preacher Kae Evensen talks about the challenge of preaching with writer's block, and uses John 6 to affirm that God is absolutely self-giving, entering even our ordinary days and events and blessing them. The Cross in Easter Devotional by Kae Evensen https://www.workingpreacher.org/columnist/the-cross-in-easter Devotional by Kae Evensen Topics: Easter , Crucifixion , Cross , Daily Living Source: Working Preacher Kae Evensen writes about the context of the cross at Easter and what the foolish, self-risking love found on the cross and the new life of the resurrection have to do with our daily lives. Matthew, Mark, and Mysteries Article by Kae Evensen https://www.workingpreacher.org/columnist/matthew-and-mark-and-mysteries Article by Kae Evensen Topics: Preaching , Jesus , Promises of God, The , Word of God Source: Working Preacher Kae Evensen contrasts preaching from the gospels of Matthew and Mark, noting that "the preached word does not tie itself down to any particular time or culture but moves and shifts and unlatches." Stories that speak for themselves Article by Kae Evensen https://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2010-02/stories-speak-themselves Article by Kae Evensen Topics: Beauty , Art , God's Presence , Story Source: The Christian Century Reflecting on Luke 19:41-48, Kae Evensen highlights the power in stories, including the narratives of scripture: "There are no arguments, no apologetics: the profundity and sheer beauty of these stories speak for themselves." A Disruptive Message Article by Kae Evensen https://www.workingpreacher.org/columnist/a-disruptive-message Article by Kae Evensen Topics: Lent , Culture , Hope , Evangelism Source: Working Preacher Kae Evensen's article reflects on the wild, absurd, scandalous word that the church has to offer. It's not meant to be relevant and this is the task of the preacher, to bring that untamed word. It’s Already Been Redeemed Devotional by Kae Evensen https://www.workingpreacher.org/columnist/its-already-been-redeemed Devotional by Kae Evensen Topics: Fear , Hope , Prayer , Redemption Source: Working Preacher Kae Evensen encourages us to continue to pray in the face of sorrow and fear and bad news. "Because of Christ and through his cross and resurrection, this life, all life, has already been redeemed." An Unexpected Glimpse of God's Promise Sermon Illustration by Kae Evensen https://www.workingpreacher.org/columnist/an-unexpected-glimpse-of-gods-promise Sermon Illustration by Kae Evensen Topics: Awareness of God , God's Presence , Providence , Illustration Source: Working Preacher Kae Evensen uses a personal anecdote of a spontaneous moment of prayer with two strangers on a plane to demonstrate the promise of God's presence in every seemingly insignificant part of our lives. Behind "Repent or Perish" Commentary/Exegesis by Kae Evensen https://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2010-03/behind-repent-or-perish Commentary/Exegesis by Kae Evensen Topics: Repentance , God's Love , Conversion , Change Source: The Christian Century Reflecting on Luke 13:1-9 and her own journey of faith, Kae Evensen writes that beneath the hard “no” of “repent or perish” is a far deeper “yes”—a yes that sweetly hobbles even the hardest heart. Is It Worth It? Article by Kae Evensen https://www.workingpreacher.org/columnist/is-it-worth-it Article by Kae Evensen Topics: Lent , Hope , Suffering , Hospitality Source: Working Preacher Kae Evensen writes that though there will always be tragedy, Christ has taken care of the big things through the cross and resurrection so that the small things we do in love really do matter. God Draws Near Sermon (Complete) by Kae Evensen https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2010-02/god-draws-near Sermon (Complete) by Kae Evensen Topics: Promises , God's Love , God's Faithfulness , Incarnation Source: The Christian Century Illustrating the wonders of God's creation in the universe, Kae Evensen discusses God's loving act of entering into creation in this reflection on Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18, Isaiah 24:23, Micah 3:2 and Luke 13:31-35, 24:47. Just How Far Faith Can Span – Part 2 Article by Kae Evensen https://www.workingpreacher.org/columnist/part-2-just-how-far-faith-can-span Article by Kae Evensen Topics: Faith , Hope , Redemption , Suffering Source: Working Preacher Kae Evensen reflects on faith and believing in light of Matthew 6:25-30, writing that there is no corner of life, no experience of suffering or worry, that has not been redeemed. Repent or Perish Sermon (Complete) by Kae Evensen https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2010-02/repent-or-perish Sermon (Complete) by Kae Evensen Topics: Death , Repentance , God's Mercy , Lent Source: The Christian Century Struggling to reconcile the "repent or perish" dynamic of Luke 13:1-9 with God's love, Kae Evensen demonstrates how Christ has borne the weight of these words for us in this reflection that includes Isaiah 55:1-9. This Bible Life? Article by Kae Evensen https://www.workingpreacher.org/columnist/this-bible-life Article by Kae Evensen Topics: Sermon , Pastor , Bible , Ministry Source: Working Preacher Kae Evensen says that the Bible has the stories people want and need to hear - especially the "story of the gracious work of God in Jesus Christ." We just need to tell it well. It's A Dog's Life Sermon Illustration by Kae Evensen https://www.workingpreacher.org/columnist/its-a-dogs-life Sermon Illustration by Kae Evensen Topics: Lent , Redemption , God's Presence , Death Source: Working Preacher Kae Evensen uses an aging and ailing dog to illustrate the inevitability of death for all humans. She also affirms the reality of resurrection and redemption. The Year of Matthew or When Small Birds Return Sermon Illustration by Kae Evensen https://www.workingpreacher.org/columnist/the-year-of-matthew-or-when-small-birds-return Sermon Illustration by Kae Evensen Topics: Matthew Source: Working Preacher Kae Evensen reflects on the quiet but impactful stories of Matthew comparing them to small birds. The Four Gospels: My (Quirky and Beloved) Neighbors by Kae Evensen https://www.workingpreacher.org/columnist/the-four-gospels-my-quirky-and-beloved-neighbors by Kae Evensen Topics: Love , Scripture Reading , Creativity , Matthew Source: Working Preacher In this article, Kae Evensen imagines each of the gospels as one of her neighbors to help us understand what it means to love and be loved. The Whole of Heaven and Earth Devotional by Kae Evensen https://www.workingpreacher.org/columnist/the-whole-of-heaven-and-earth Devotional by Kae Evensen Topics: Awareness of God , Ministry , Calling/Vocation Source: Working Preacher This article by Kae Evensen reflects on how success is measured differently in God's kingdom. It affirms that success is realizing that all is God's work, and we are mere caretakers. Lent and Light and Love Prevailing Article by Kae Evensen https://www.workingpreacher.org/columnist/lent-and-light-and-love-prevailing Article by Kae Evensen Topics: Lent , Preaching , Grace , God's Love Source: Working Preacher "We are sinner and saint, broken and redeemed, we are unlovable and unbelievably loved." In this article, Kae Evensen calls fellow preachers to proclaim a love and grace that precedes us for this season of Lent.... Unbind Us, Please Article by Kae Evensen https://www.workingpreacher.org/columnist/unbind-us-please Article by Kae Evensen Topics: Epiphany , Resurrection , Freedom , Incarnation Source: Working Preacher In the context of Epiphany, Kae Evensen emphasizes the close connection between the incarnation and the resurrection, and how "Christ’s revelations are hardly for the faint of heart."