Luther approached the matter of money, capital, and debt as the arena of an apocalyptic struggle between God and the Devil, a struggle marked by a misplaced and distorted “trust and faith.” A thoughtful article by Guillermo Hansen in Journal of Lutheran Ethics.
Lectionary Reflection for the Fourth Sunday of Easter Year C, April 21, 2013
Psalm 23 is probably the most beloved and oft-spoken one in the Psalter, but do we truly recognize, honor, and harness its power and praise to guide our lives in all times and in all places? Why not consider this powerful song of praise and promise this Sunday? (Photo: © CURAphotography – Fotolia.com)
Second Sunday of Easter Lectionary Reflection, April 7, 2013
What do doubt, belief, and life in the name of Christ have in common? A lot! This Sunday’s gospel reading offers rich material to consider why it matters that we continue to gather, to tell the stories of faith, and to encounter Jesus. (Photo by Christine Matthews. Thanks!)
Lectionary Reflection, 14th Sunday after Pentecost
God’s idea of fair and our idea of what’s fair can be quite different. I’d say that’s a very good thing! What do you think?
Lectionary Reflection for Reformation Day, October 31, 2010
Luther had a lot to say about stewardship, so skip the history lesson and practice stewardship “reformation” this week? (Photo: ff137 used by Creative Commons License.)