• The Lectionary Gospel

    John 10:11-18

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    Today we don’t have shepherds much in the wider society.  Today we have managers.  But shepherds and managers are not the same. Whenever Jesus uses the pastoral image of a shepherd for himself, the point is nearly… More...

  • Old Testament Lectionary

    Acts 4:5-12

    Author: Doug Bratt

    What in the world got into Acts 4’s Peter?  Or to put it more theologically, who in the world got into the apostle?  I sometimes wonder if even his companion John didn’t blink his eyes or try… More...

  • The Lectionary Psalms

    Psalm 23

    Author: Stan Mast

    Even though the RCL uses Psalm 23 on the Fourth Sunday of the Easter season in all three years, and even adds it to the Lenten readings in one year, the enterprising preacher should not despair when… More...

  • Lectionary Epistle

    I John 3:16-24

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    “Love” is a word everyone knows and everyone understands.  Or so we think.  But if that is so, why is it that when we are called to preach on “love,” it can feel so daunting?  Maybe it’s… More...

  • En Español

    Salmo 44

    Author: Leopoldo Cervantes-Ortiz

    Dios mío, nuestros padres nos han contado las grandes maravillas que tú hiciste en el pasado. Salmo 44.1, Traducción en Lenguaje Actual Trasfondo bíblico Un conjunto de salmos describen, mediante una especie de épica muy peculiar, las… More...