New today: Generation to generation, womenpriests on the prospect of female deacons, blogging the lectionary

May 19, 2016

Daily lectionary readings: Psalm 8; Proverbs 3:19-26Ephesians 4:1-6

Saints, commemorations, and other witnesses from the cloud: Alcuin (Episcopal calendar), Bernardino of Siena (Catholic calendar), BaudilusMichael SattlerPaul Ricœur

New today from the Century

Generation to generation, by Carol Howard Merritt. Congregations often cater to those who show up and pay the bills. But as Jesus said, we need new wineskins to hold new wine.

Womenpriests on the prospect of female deacons, by Vicki Garlock. One group in particular remains highly skeptical that any real changes will occur: the women already ordained as Roman Catholic priests.

Sunday's Coming: The truth of the triune God, by Safwat Marzouk. Truth belongs to Jesus and to the Spirit. The church and the disciples are to be educated in the truth, recognizing that there are always things that are difficult to bear.

A conjecture leading to a Psalm,” a poem by Temple Cone

In the news

Church of Scotland to consider online sacraments


Subscribe by RSS feed: daily digestmagazineblogsnews. See all feeds.