Each Monday we publish Sunday's Coming, an email-only post on the upcoming readings, written by our current Living by the Word columnist.
Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15; Psalm 91:1-6, 14-16; (Amos 6:1a, 4-7; Psalm 146;) 1 Timothy 6:6-19; Luke 16:19-31
How does one pray about cancer?
Do we ask for miracles? Do we pray, if only to cover our bases, that God would give special guidance to doctors? And what would happen if we didn't pray?
Perspectives for Christian Theology, Discipleship, and Ministry
Ellen Davis is full of surprises. Some are delightful, others raise questions for further study, and still others throw up stumbling blocks.
One degree can be a big difference
In Oslo, the freeze-thaw cycle of a warm winter made my bike commute unpleasant. Elsewhere, it's a matter of survival.
Remembering the poor, remembering the dead
In the Christian imagination, the joining of heaven and earth has long been refracted through the joining of people in disparate social situations.
What the Prodigal Son story doesn’t mean
The Prodigal Son is often read to mean that God loves sinners, whereas the Jews thought God only loved the righteous. This makes no sense.
Revised Common Lectionary © 1992 the Consultation on Common Texts. Used by permission.
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