Each Monday we publish Sunday's Coming, an email-only post on the upcoming readings, written by our current Living by the Word columnist.
Amos 7:7-17; Psalm 82; (Deuteronomy 30:9-14; Psalm 25:1-10;) Colossians 1:1-14; Luke 10:25-37
A parable retold in times of terrorism
There was once a governor who was traveling and was beset by terrorists on the road. They bombed his motorcade and left him for dead on the roadside.
A model for learning service and responsibility
Past efforts at "character education" have operated with a shallow understanding of character. The Expeditionary Learning model goes deeper.
For many of us, Advent is the most meaningful season of the church year. It’s not passive waiting; it’s living into the promised future.
Case by case
Betsy had always worked across interfaith lines. She didn’t expect there would be any problems with her message in the congregation.
It’s easy to love Mr. C. It’s less easy to love Mrs. M, and it’s stone-cold not easy to love that guy down the street.
Revised Common Lectionary © 1992 the Consultation on Common Texts. Used by permission.
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