On navigating light/dark language for worship
Monday lectionary email, archived here on Friday.
Mark's Gospel and “There's a Hole in the Bucket”
Read the Passion in John‘s Gospel. All of it.
Paul offers a meantime ethic, a witness of the death Jesus still endures until death disappears in his return.
Every knee shall bow, even our knees.
On giving Eugene Peterson's The Message another chance
Reading Psalm 107 aloud, what's most striking are the calls for voice.
Who are the other enraged voices crying out from the temple with Christ?
In this week's readings, God's covenant-making continues.
From where I'm sitting in 2021, it seems like maybe they are.
Mainline Christians have often distorted this passage from Matthew.
Elisha is unsure of himself at first.
Unlike Psalm 150, which praises God with abandon just because, our psalmist of the day cites some reasons.
Perhaps Paul can help our anti-mask congregants recognize authority—or at least common sense.
There’s a whole lotta repenting going on in these texts.