Freedom? What Freedom?

Reformation Sunday, Year C, October 30, 2016
Forget the vain promises of the world, the polarizing pander of candidates for public office, and the bootstraps mentality of contemporary culture. Real freedom is found only in deep relationship with God and with God’s people. (Photo: Osajus, Creative Commons)

Oh, the Options!

22nd Sunday after Pentecost & Reformation Sunday, October 25, 2015
The Good News of Jesus Christ is timeless and unchanging, but it aims to be presented in fresh, new ways that speak to every age and context. We can take a cue from Martin Luther and the other 16th century reformers and make good use of the tools available to us, especially this Sunday when we have some very good choices for lessons and celebrations. (Photo: Daniel Oines, Creative Commons)

Language of the Heart

Lectionary Reflection for the Fifth Sunday in Lent, Year B March 22, 2015 But this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, says the Lord: I will put my law within them, and I will write it on their hearts; and I will be their God, and […]

The Days are Surely Coming

Reformation Day Lectionary Reflection, October 26, 2014
If nothing else, this Sunday should be a day to be unbound from fear of the future and to celebrate freedom in Christ and God’s steadfastness across the ages. Remembering can give us fuel and freedom to face the future. (Photo: Col Ford, Creative Commons)

Open my Eyes and Write on my Heart

22nd Sunday after Pentecost Lectionary Reflection, October 28,2012
How is God opening your eyes and writing on your heart? What do you see? What do you wish not to see? (Photo by lissalou66. Thanks!)

God from the Inside Out

Lectionary Reflection for the Fifth Sunday in Lent, March 25, 2012
The words of Jeremiah offer profound hope for Christians seeking to walk as disciples in this world. We are God’s people. God knows us and is deeply imprinted on our hearts. (Photo by fradaveccs used under Creative Commons License. Thanks!)