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A 'Discipleship of Equals'
Originally Posted: 08/06/2014 - 11:09am | Type: Magazine Article

Min-Ah Cho Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle A ACROSS DENOMINATIONS, Christians have attemp ...

Who Do You Say I Am?
Originally Posted: 07/10/2014 - 10:06am | 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 - 9:36am | Type: Magazine Article

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

A Hymn-Prayer on Jesus as the Way, the Truth, and the Life
Originally Posted: 05/13/2014 - 10:27am | Type: Blog

The following new hymn lifts up Jesus' teaching in the context of his inclusive ministry seeking God's love and justice for all Jesus' teaching to his followers in ...

God Sets the World Right
Originally Posted: 05/14/2014 - 10:00am | 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 - 10:00am | 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 - 9:18am | 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 - 10:30am | 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 - 10:28am | 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 - 1:10pm | 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 - 10:56am | 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 - 9:13am | Type: Magazine Article

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

New & Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 10/09/2013 - 9:13am | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter Breaking the Line by Simon & Schuster / Moved by the Spirit by USC Center for Religion and Civic Culture / The Adventist ...

Texts of Terror and Wealth
Originally Posted: 08/15/2013 - 3:56pm | 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 - 3:55pm | 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 - 10:22am | 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 - 9:49am | 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 - 10:05am | 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 - 9:17am | Type: Magazine Article

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

The Endlessly Fascinating Word
Originally Posted: 04/10/2013 - 9:18am | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter Whether you're preaching the Bible, teaching it, or reading it on your own, there are always new facets to be revealed. ...

Fifty Days of Grace
Originally Posted: 03/18/2013 - 9:32am | Type: Magazine Article

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

From the Archives: April 1985
Originally Posted: 03/18/2013 - 9:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Bill Wylie-Kellermann Authority Over Death IN THE EARLY weeks of the Eastertide lectionary, there appears a s ...

The Scales of Rejoicing
Originally Posted: 05/14/2013 - 3:23pm | 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 - 11:33am | 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 - 12:17pm | Type: Magazine Article

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

God's Passionate Vulnerability
Originally Posted: 05/14/2013 - 4:05pm | 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 - 4:05pm | 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 - 4:05pm | 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 - 4:06pm | 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 - 1:02pm | Type: Magazine Article

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

Good Friday: Praying in the Abyss
Originally Posted: 09/01/2011 - 1:52pm | Type: Blog

In Christian confession, Good Friday is the day of loss and defeat; Sunday is the day of recovery and victory. In Christian confession, Good Friday is the day of loss and defe ...

Rediscovering Values for Lent: The Mind of Christ
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:40pm | Type: Blog

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Rediscovering Values for Lent: Seeing Signs of Sickness
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:40pm | Type: Blog

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The Economics of Anxiety
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

One of the steadfast realities of following the lectionary is the predictable rhythm of its three-year cycle of readings. Preparing a sermon for Baptism of the Lord Sunday in 2011? ...

A Hymn for Economic Justice: 'Zacchaeus was a Tax Man'
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

Many people grew up enjoying the song, "Zacchaeus was a wee little man," celebrating this beloved story of Jesus and a tax collector. Many people grew up enjoying the so ...

Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:23pm | Type: Magazine Article

Walter Brueggemann September 2010: 'Come, Rejoice With Me'; October 2010: The Nature of Faith Sept ...

The Clay Talks Back
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

"<em>You are the Potter, I am the clay</em>." I grew up singing that in youth group at church -- but never with very much enthusiasm. " You are the Pot ...

Hymn for Pakistan: "Whatever You Do"
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

This hymn can be a helpful one for churches seeking to support the relief efforts in Pakistan.</p> This hymn can be a helpful one for churches seeking to support the relief ...

Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C
Originally Posted: 06/25/2013 - 2:14pm | Type: Magazine Article

Walter Brueggemann The 'Low Holy Days' of Summer Summer time may be when “the livin’ is easy” for a ...

Refusing the Deathly World of Anxiety
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Walter Brueggemann Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C These readings mark the transition in ...

The Power of Suffering Love
Originally Posted: 02/08/2013 - 1:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Walter Brueggemann Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C Our readings move from Friday to Sun ...

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 ( ...

Advent: Apocalypse Now?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

"There will be signs in the sun, the moon, and the stars, and on the earth distress among nations caused by the roaring of the sea and the waves," proclaims Jesus in the gospel of Luke. ...

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, ...

5th Sunday of Lent: Saying Yes to Holy Week
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:17am | Type: Blog

<em><em>Bible readings from the Revised Common Lectionary</em></em><em><em>: </em></em><em>Jeremiah 31: 31-34; Psalm 51:1-12; Hebrews 5:5-10; John 12:20-33 ...

Fourth Sunday of Lent: Faith into Action
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:17am | Type: Blog

<em><em>Bible readings from the Revised Common Lectionary:</em></em><em> Numbers 21:4-9; Psalm107; Ephesians 2:1-10; John 3:14-21</em></p> ...

3rd Sunday of Lent: Unpredictable Hope
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:17am | Type: Blog

<em>Bible readings from the Revised Common Lectionary: Exodus 20:1-17, Psalm 19, 1 Corinthians 1:18-25, John 2: 13-22</em></p> Bible readings from the Revised ...

2nd Sunday of Lent: Bringing Everyone to the Table
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:17am | Type: Blog

<em>Bible readings from the Revised Common Lectionary: Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16; Psalm 22; Romans 4:13-25; Mark 8:31-38<br /> </em> Bible readings from the Revi ...