• The Lectionary Gospel

    John 17: 1-11

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    Every once in a while someone discovers a recording that until then no one knew existed.  Maybe it’s John F. Kennedy on the phone with Nikita Khrushchev or some other famous person having a conversation with yet… More...

  • Old Testament Lectionary

    Acts 1: 6-14

    Author: Doug Bratt

    Why do you stand here looking into the sky? is the compelling question around which, in some ways, the text the Lectionary appoints for this Sunday revolves.  However, it’s also a question that the Lord might pose… More...

  • The Lectionary Psalms

    Psalm 68: 1-10, 32-35

    Author: Stan Mast

    Psalm 68 is known as the most difficult Psalm, but it is a fine choice for this Seventh Sunday of Easter, also known as Ascension Sunday.  The connection to Christ’s Ascension is rooted in the way the… More...

  • Lectionary Epistle

    1 Peter 4:12-14; 5:6-11

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    The novelist Richard Ford said once that the goal of the characters in his novels is this: “All we want is to get to the point where the past can say nothing about us.” In the postmodern… More...

  • En Español

    Efesios 5.21-33

    Author: Leopoldo Cervantes-Ortiz

    Trasfondo del texto. Las familias en la Biblia Contra lo que parecería una realidad uniforme, los relatos bíblicos incluyen una amplia variedad de relaciones familiares con grados variables de comunicación y fe. La riqueza narrativa de la… More...