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An Answering God
Originally Posted: 04/27/2011 - 4:16pm | Type: Magazine Article

Walter Brueggemann Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C The readings for February include the ...

Wondrous, Inexplicable, Demanding Newness
Originally Posted: 04/26/2011 - 2:10pm | Type: Magazine Article

Walter Brueggemann Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C The biblical writers, in a rich varie ...

Getting Ready for the Unexpected
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Walter Brueggemann Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C Elizabeth (mother of John) and Mary ( ...

Our Redemption Draws Near
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Michaela Bruzzese Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle B & C As we end the liturgical year, ...

An Unconventional Messiah
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Michaela Bruzzese Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary for September and October. Jesuit theologian Ca ...

From Bread to Body
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:27pm | Type: Magazine Article

Michaela Bruzzese Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary for August. The next month is dominated by Jesu ...

A Prophet Without Honor
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:27pm | Type: Magazine Article

Michaela Bruzzese Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary for July. The readings this month begin and end ...

Be Still and Know
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Michaela Bruzzese Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary for June. The Easter season concludes with the ...

Christian Community 101
Originally Posted: 03/14/2012 - 5:21pm | Type: Magazine Article

Michaela Bruzzese Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary for May. In the four weeks that precede Pentec ...

Believing What's True
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Michaela Bruzzese Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary for April. We enter Holy Week stripped of all t ...

Alone with God
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Michaela Bruzzese Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary for March. I am like a flag in the center of ...

'Listen to Him!'
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Michaela Bruzzese Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary for February. Over the next four weeks, Jesus’ ...

Claiming Our Inheritance
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

Michaela Bruzzese Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary for January. The next four weeks usher us throu ...

Christmas Presence
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

Michaela Bruzzese Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary for December. A few years ago, as I and the res ...

Consumption, Charity, or Change?
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

Laurel A. Dykstra Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary for November. The month of November is a lectio ...

A Harsh and Dreadful Love
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

Laurel A. Dykstra Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary for September. Dorothy Day, co-founder of the C ...

Jerusalem, Jerusalem
Originally Posted: 03/15/2011 - 1:53pm | Type: Magazine Article

and Syntyche Exodus 32:1-14; Psalm 106:1-6, 19-23; Philippians 4:1-9; Matthew 22:1-14 ...

Lives and Fishes
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

Laurel A. Dykstra Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle A. Wind across the quay-side / Grit in ...

Life Lessons
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

Laurel A. Dykstra “That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat beside the sea. Such great crowds gathered around him that he got int ...

Uncomfortable Words
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

Laurel A. Dykstra We have returned now to what some churches call “ordinary time,” a designation more to do with the numbering of weeks th ...

The Creator of Life
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Laurel A. Dykstra Easter, Ascension, and Pentecost are not three distinct seasons, but rather celebrations of and grapplings with three a ...

Resistance and Survival
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Laurel A. Dykstra The books of Luke, Acts, and 1 Peter dominate the readings this month; Peter and Paul are key players. ...

Word on the Street
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Laurel A. Dykstra This month, as we enter the high season of the church year, the common lectionary offers an overwhelming number of bibl ...

A Season of Repentance
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Laurel A. Dykstra Christians tell the same story over and over even though we know how it ends. We dread the execution even as we anticip ...

Voices of Truth
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Laurel A. Dykstra In the Northern Hemisphere, the short days and long nights of winter come with lectionary readings full of references t ...

A Prophetic Call
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Laurel A. Dykstra December 1 is World AIDS Day. Worldwide, 15 million children have lost one or both parents to the AIDS pandemic; in Zim ...

Cycles of Death and Rebirth
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Malinda Elizabeth Berry In Ceremonies of the Seasons, Jennifer Cole writes, “All calendars are founded upon a wish to organize our experi ...

God's Refining Love
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Malinda Elizabeth Berry Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary Cycle C. Last month's Hebrew Testame ...

Living in the Presence of God
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Malinda Elizabeth Berry Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C. Themes of time and patience uni ...

Called to be Prophets
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Malinda Elizabeth Berry Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary Cycle C. This month's readings bring ...

Sacred Ordinariness
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Malinda Elizabeth Berry Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C. "Ordinary time" in th ...

God's New Creation
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Malinda Elizabeth Berry Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C. Eastertide concludes in May wit ...

Cinema Paradiso
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Malinda Elizabeth Berry Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary Cycle C. Passion Week is a popular time f ...

The Shelter of God
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 11:36am | Type: Magazine Article

Malinda Elizabeth Berry Reflections on the Revised Lectionary, Cycle C In the United States, March is dedicat ...

Walking toward Possibility
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Malinda Elizabeth Berry Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C. The word “February” comes from ...

Living the Word
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Malinda Elizabeth Berry Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C. Jesus’ Healing Waters ...

High-Calorie Spirituality
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Malinda Elizabeth Berry Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C. How can we live the Word if we ...

Power of Imagination
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Roth Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle B for November. As a community of faith, the ...

Back to School
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Roth Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary for September. This would be a good month to rest the ...

Integral Faith
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Roth Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary for October. A ship’s hull that holds together when t ...

A Secular or Sacred Witness?
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Roth It is natural for people of faith to ally with secular organizations and approaches. We may even see the spirit of God in move ...

The Ways of Shalom
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Roth These five weeks of passages extol the depth, breadth, and living power of shalom—the biblical peace for humanity and all that ...

Not Drunk, Just Not Sober
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Roth At its best the church is an "innocence project" for ourselves and others. Sometimes we ...

Choosing to Love
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Roth Love binds and builds, heals and hallows, redeems and restores. Love binds and builds, heals and h ...

Secrets Uncovered
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 11:28am | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Roth Peter's denials and Judas' betrayal foreshadow the reactionary horror to come. The trut ...

Covenant Living
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Roth Covenants order our lives, our faith communities, and, in the best of times, our nations. The promises and agreements God makes to us, and that we make to one another, ...

Healing People, Healing Nations
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Roth Is 'Get Rich or Die Tryin' just a current movie or is it also a national mantra? With on ...

Making a Movement
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Roth In Kashmir, Niger, Honduras, and parts of every U.S. city, the situation is urgent. Thankfully, so is God’s persistent love. ...

The Beauty of Justice
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Roth Peace, salvation, and the reign of God arrive with beauty and song. The Beauty of Ju ...

A People's Identity
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Roth Whenever you helped the needy - or ignored the poor - Jesus said, "you did it to me." ...