Category Archives: lectionary reflection

Apocalypse and Passover

In times such as these, our prayer is not for God to pass us by, nor to turn a blind eye. Our prayer is for God to be with us, to share with us a sign of God’s covenant: the blood poured out, the meal hastily shared. Continue reading

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Overcome

What should a disaster preparedness plan for a church look like? Continue reading

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Living parables

he parables within which we live are those of Moses’ mother, who shares in the history of God, remembering creation, rebuilding the ark, reclaiming her son to raise and to nurse, her love subverting the powers of imperialism even in its most beautiful and seductive form, the young woman bathing by the river. Continue reading

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Listen to her

This woman’s daughter deserved the same kind of health outcomes as her counterparts within the network of Jesus’ family, tribe, race, and creed. Continue reading

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But deliver us from evil

On our last night there, a storm rolled in. Rolled, as in went through the motions of a steamroller. Continue reading

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Preachers, politicians, and parables

In St Paul’s finest moment, he asserts that “I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor rulers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will … Continue reading

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Jacob’s ladder

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I made a simple board book to retell the story of Jacob’s dream to the children in church tomorrow. The reading is from Genesis 28:10-19. If you want to make your own, please retain the author credit, feel free to … Continue reading

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