• The Lectionary Gospel

    Matthew 20:1-16

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    Fred Craddock once observed that there are two kinds of sermons that are difficult to hear: bad sermons and good sermons.  I think we know what he means on the latter.  Because sometimes the good sermon is… More...

  • Old Testament Lectionary

    Exodus 16:2-15

    Author: Stan Mast

    This text is about grumbling and grace. To preach it powerfully, we need to hold those two opposites in dynamic tension.  On the one hand, it is easy to be so tough on Israel’s ungrateful grumbling that… More...

  • The Lectionary Psalms

    Psalm 145:1-8

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    Yogi Berra is the one who famously coined the phrase “It’s déjà vu all over again” but of late it is the Revised Common Lectionary that seems to be making us live that out.  As I looked… More...

  • Lectionary Epistle

    Philippians 1:21-30

    Author: Doug Bratt

    One of the most lyrical expressions of Christian hope is embedded in the first Question and Answer of the Heidelberg Catechism. There Reformed Christians answer the question, “What is your only comfort in life and in death?”… More...

  • En Español

    Hechos 1.1-26

    Author: Leopoldo Cervantes-Ortiz

    Se impone, por tanto, que alguno de los hombres que nos acompañaron durante todo el tiempo en que Jesús, el Señor, se encontraba entre nosotros, desde los días en que Juan bautizaba hasta que fue arrebatado de… More...