• The Lectionary Gospel

    Luke 24:13-35

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    After his wife died, C.S. Lewis once wrote that he thought that his grief might be less if he intentionally avoided the places he and his wife Joy had frequented by limiting his travels to only those… More...

  • Old Testament Lectionary

    Acts 2:14a, 36-41

    Author: Doug Bratt

    Peter’s first Pentecost sermon’s aftermath at least suggests that preaching and teaching the Scriptures is a bit like brandishing a lethally sharp sword.  Since it can cut very deeply, its handlers want to be both very careful… More...

  • The Lectionary Psalms

    Psalm 116: 1-4, 12-19

    Author: Stan Mast

    Clearly, Psalm 116 was chosen for this Third Sunday of Easter because it is a Psalm of thanksgiving for deliverance from death.  It reverses the order of things in ordinary life, where we move from life to… More...

  • Lectionary Epistle

    1 Peter 1:17-23

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    Years ago I read a book by the celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain.  And it became clear in reading it that he is someone whom I can describe only as a thoroughly secular person.  This particular book was… More...

  • En Español

    Hechos 1

    Author: Leopoldo Cervantes-Ortiz

    Estos seguidores de Jesús eran un grupo muy unido, y siempre oraban juntos. Con ellos se reunían los hermanos de Jesús y algunas mujeres, entre las que se encontraba María, la madre de Jesús. Todos los de… More...