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Bright Morning Star A-Rising
Originally Posted: 12/15/2014 - 1:56pm | Type: Magazine Article

Reta Halteman Finger Reflections of the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle B.  IF WE FOLLOWED the church calend ...

To the Millennia and Beyond!
Originally Posted: 11/27/2014 - 12:19pm | Type: Magazine Article

Reta Halteman Finger Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle B.  I CONFESS THAT I DO NOT often us ...

The Lives of Others
Originally Posted: 10/15/2014 - 8:31am | Type: Magazine Article

Min-Ah Cho Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle A and B WE LIVE IN A TIME of widespread violen ...

Orienting to New Horizons
Originally Posted: 09/05/2014 - 10:46am | Type: Magazine Article

Min-Ah Cho Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle A "Living the Word" reflections ...

A 'Discipleship of Equals'
Originally Posted: 09/05/2014 - 10:46am | Type: Magazine Article

Min-Ah Cho Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle A "Living the Word" reflections ...

Who Do You Say I Am?
Originally Posted: 07/10/2014 - 9:06am | Type: Magazine Article

Min-Ah Cho Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle A AS A NATIVE KOREAN who has studied and taugh ...

Dynasties and Birthrights
Originally Posted: 06/11/2014 - 8:36am | Type: Magazine Article

Joy J. Moore Reflections from the Common Lectionary, Cycle A THE CHILDHOOD UNDERSTANDING of the familiar tune ...

God Sets the World Right
Originally Posted: 05/14/2014 - 9:00am | Type: Magazine Article

Joy J. Moore Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle A EVER SINCE ADAM AND EVE ate themselves out ...

Telling a Resurrection Story
Originally Posted: 05/14/2014 - 9:00am | Type: Magazine Article

Joy J. Moore Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle A THERE IS NO controlling a story once it’s ...

Why is the Cross Necessary?
Originally Posted: 03/12/2014 - 8:18am | Type: Magazine Article

Joy J. Moore Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle A THIS GENERATION IS wired a bit differently ...

God's Dangerous Promises
Originally Posted: 02/17/2014 - 9:30am | Type: Magazine Article

Joy J. Moore Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle A INVITATIONS COME. Yet an expressed desire ...

What Is the Lord's Justice?
Originally Posted: 01/08/2014 - 9:28am | Type: Magazine Article

Joy J. Moore Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle A EXECUTE: TO ENACT OR DO. Having grown up i ...

Moving into Epiphany's Light
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 12:10pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joy J. Moore Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle A. A NEW CALENDAR YEAR marks the end of the ...

The New Commonwealth of God
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 9:56am | Type: Magazine Article

Joy J. Moore Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle A A PROFOUND SENSE of expectation launches a ...

Becoming Fluent in the Language of Hope
Originally Posted: 10/09/2013 - 8:13am | Type: Magazine Article

Martin L. Smith Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C THE CELEBRATED PHILOSOPHER Ludwig Wittg ...

Texts of Terror and Wealth
Originally Posted: 08/15/2013 - 2:56pm | Type: Magazine Article

Martin L. Smith Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C JEREMIAH IS OUR uncomfortable and disco ...

The Church of the Long Haul
Originally Posted: 08/15/2013 - 2:55pm | Type: Magazine Article

Martin L. Smith Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C WHICH SCRIPTURES WILL our biases tempt ...

The View from the Bleachers
Originally Posted: 07/11/2013 - 9:22am | Type: Magazine Article

Martin L. Smith Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C. THROUGH THE WRITER of the letter to th ...

Soaking in the Word of God
Originally Posted: 06/12/2013 - 8:49am | Type: Magazine Article

Martin L. Smith Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C. AS THE SEAONS after Pentecost unfolds, ...

'Greater Works Than Mine'
Originally Posted: 05/15/2013 - 9:05am | Type: Magazine Article

Martin L. Smith Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C THE SAGA OF Elijah that we are followin ...

Growing Up Trinitarian
Originally Posted: 04/10/2013 - 8:17am | Type: Magazine Article

Martin L. Smith Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C I WAS BROUGHT UP up on stories of my fa ...

Fifty Days of Grace
Originally Posted: 03/18/2013 - 8:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Martin L. Smith Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C HOW SHALL WE engage with scripture thro ...

The Scales of Rejoicing
Originally Posted: 05/14/2013 - 2:23pm | Type: Magazine Article

Martin L. Smith Reflections on the Common Lectionary, Cycle C "THIS IS THE LORD'S DOING; it is marv ...

Risking Depth and Passion
Originally Posted: 01/14/2013 - 10:33am | Type: Magazine Article

Martin L. Smith Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C "EVEN IF I OWNED Picasso's &# ...

'Let Jesus Be Cursed!'
Originally Posted: 01/07/2014 - 11:17am | Type: Magazine Article

Martin L. Smith Reflections on the Common Lectionary, Cycle C "NO ONE SPEAKING by the Spirit of God ever ...

The Season to Put on Beauty
Originally Posted: 05/14/2013 - 2:33pm | Type: Magazine Article

Martin L. Smith Reflections on the Common Lectionary, Cycle C “TAKE OFF THE garment of your sorrow and afflic ...

A World Without Immigrants?
Originally Posted: 05/14/2013 - 2:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Martin L. Smith Reflections on the Common Lectionary, Cycle B IT WOULD BE strange if any segment of the litur ...

Romancing the Word (September 2012)
Originally Posted: 05/14/2013 - 2:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Martin L. Smith Reflections on the Common Lectionary, Cycle B By the late Middle Ages, which book of the Bibl ...

When the Bible Reads You (October 2012)
Originally Posted: 05/14/2013 - 2:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Martin L. Smith Reflections on the Common Lectionary, Cycle B [ online only ] Our readings from Hebrew ...

Bread From Heaven
Originally Posted: 05/14/2013 - 2:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Martin L. Smith Reflections on the Common Lectionary, Cycle B THE MOTTO OF RADICAL FAITH always is “now—or ne ...

Dynamics of Ordinary Time
Originally Posted: 05/14/2013 - 2:45pm | Type: Magazine Article

Martin L. Smith Reflections on the Common Lectionary, Cycle B Listening to the scriptures requires a gentle d ...

God's Passionate Vulnerability
Originally Posted: 05/14/2013 - 3:05pm | Type: Magazine Article

Martin L. Smith Reflections on the Common Lectionary, Cycle B One of the drawbacks intrinsic to liturgical wo ...

New Wind, New Flesh
Originally Posted: 05/14/2013 - 3:05pm | Type: Magazine Article

Martin L. Smith Reflections on the Common Lectionary, Cycle B Experiments in my first science class at school ...

God's Cross to Bear?
Originally Posted: 05/14/2013 - 3:05pm | Type: Magazine Article

Martin L. Smith Reflections on the Common Lectionary, Cycle B Every Holy Week I reread a scene in Helen Wadde ...

The Foolishness and Weakness of God
Originally Posted: 05/14/2013 - 3:06pm | Type: Magazine Article

Martin L. Smith Reflections on the Common Lectionary, Cycle B In this Lenten season we ask what is truly tran ...

Embracing the Powers that Be
Originally Posted: 01/09/2012 - 12:02pm | Type: Magazine Article

Enuma Okoro Reflections on the Common Lectionary God’s saving power is for all people across time and space. ...

The Freedom to Choose Life
Originally Posted: 01/30/2012 - 2:52pm | Type: Magazine Article

Enuma Okoro Reflections on the Common Lectionary. There is so much life for us to enter into now that Christ ...

Bearing the 'Wait' of the World
Originally Posted: 12/05/2011 - 10:15am | Type: Magazine Article

Enuma Okoro Reflections on the Common Lectionary. The Word of God is steadfast and faithful. This is the prom ...

With the Eyes of Our Hearts
Originally Posted: 12/05/2011 - 10:14am | Type: Magazine Article

Enuma Okoro Reflections on the Common Lectionary. The journey of faith is long and full of forked roads. Every ...

SEPTEMBER Not for the Faint of Heart
Originally Posted: 09/14/2011 - 1:13pm | Type: Magazine Article

Enuma Okoro Reflections on the Common Lectionary. Following where God leads is not an easy task. God's w ...

OCTOBER Remembering Our Identity
Originally Posted: 09/14/2011 - 1:21pm | Type: Magazine Article

Enuma Okoro Reflections on the Common Lectionary. God is a God of order. The first order of business is to re ...

No Ordinary Season
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 6:08pm | Type: Magazine Article

Enuma Okoro During Ordinary time, the season after Pentecost, it might appear that not much is going on, ecclesially speaking. ...

God's Care Package is Bursting
Originally Posted: 07/26/2011 - 3:49pm | Type: Magazine Article

Enuma Okoro Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle A It seems as if now, as much as ever, we coul ...

How Do We Practice an Easter Life?
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 6:11pm | Type: Magazine Article

Walter Brueggemann These Easter readings line out the new life lived by the community of Jesus. They show, on the one hand, that Easter li ...

Holy Spirit Mapping
Originally Posted: 07/27/2011 - 6:26am | Type: Magazine Article

Enuma Okoro Jesus says, receive the Holy Spirit, whom you cannot control. Diversity is an essential attribute of a Spirit-filled church. ...

Going Public with God's Good News
Originally Posted: 11/16/2011 - 4:03pm | Type: Magazine Article

Walter Brueggemann Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle A. Faith leads us into the abyss of de ...

Trusting God's Inexplicable Goodness
Originally Posted: 03/22/2011 - 4:02pm | Type: Magazine Article

Walter Brueggemann Reflect;ion on the Revisd Common Lectionary, Cycle A: Transfiguration, False Desire to LIfe, Can We Start Again, and Hi ...

What Does Our 'New Self' Look Like?
Originally Posted: 02/27/2011 - 6:13pm | Type: Magazine Article

Walter Brueggemann We enter into a season focused on Christ’s human possibility as a defiant alternative to the human self proposed by the ...

Walking With the Light of the World
Originally Posted: 02/27/2011 - 6:22pm | Type: Magazine Article

Walter Brueggemann Epiphany is the exhibit of Jesus in the world. The early church was utterly enthralled by Jesus, but did not find it so ...

Have You Heard the Good News?
Originally Posted: 02/22/2011 - 4:41pm | Type: Magazine Article

Walter Brueggemann Advent and Christmas are seasons for mismatches. Advent and Christmas are seasons for misma ...