Sunday’s Reading for July 3, 2022

Sunday’s Reading for July 3, 2022

During Pentecost Season 2020, the Revised Common Lectionary offers two “tracks” of readings from the Hebrew Bible. Congregations may choose either track. The first track of readings follows major stories and themes, read mostly continuously from week to week. The...
Where There’s a Will There’s a Way

Where There’s a Will There’s a Way

Nothing in all of life is more gripping than thinking about one’s death. Much of what we do, or don’t do, is in response to the reality that one day we will all die. But in the face of this reality, Christians declare that death is not the last word in our existence....
Sunday’s Reading for June 26, 2022

Sunday’s Reading for June 26, 2022

During Pentecost Season 2020, the Revised Common Lectionary offers two “tracks” of readings from the Hebrew Bible. Congregations may choose either track. The first track of readings follows major stories and themes, read mostly continuously from week to week. The...
More Rocks in the River

More Rocks in the River

“We need more rocks in the river!” Billy, an older and wiser fly-fisherman, used to say that as we approached the Linville River in North Carolina. What he meant was that we needed more stability as we walked upstream. He also meant that in our world, with its...
Sunday’s Reading for June 19, 2022

Sunday’s Reading for June 19, 2022

Lesson: 1 Kings 19:1-15a Reading 1 Ahab told Jezebel all that Elijah had done, and how he had killed all the prophets with the sword. 2 Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, “So may the gods do to me, and more also, if I do not make your life like the...