RCL Reflection for the Epiphany of the Lord, Year B, January 6, 2021Remaining focused on what’s important—that which matters to God—is what we are charged with doing. It’s what the Magi did. They also brought the very best of themselves and their resources with them to honor Jesus. Do we bring the very best of ourselves, our first fruits, to the work of the Body of Christ?
Second Sunday after Christmas Day/Epiphany of the Lord, Year A, January 5, 2020
What’s the big idea for worship this week? Keep celebrating Christmas and incarnation! Unless…you will choose to celebrate Epiphany a day early. This is also the first Sunday of a new year AND a new decade—with lessons that offer so many rich possibilities for preaching and teaching. (Photo:
RCL Reflection, Epiphany of our Lord, Year C, Jan. 6, 2019
Funny how something can be right in front of our face, and we still miss it! I wonder if that’s how Herod felt when the wise scholars (aka three wise men or three kings) came a calling with their astrological calculations and desire to worship this king of the Jews? Do we do any better with recognizing Jesus in the world around us today? (Photo: Pascal Volk, Creative Commons. Thanks!)
Lectionary Reflection for the Epiphany of our Lord, January 6, 2013
Where do you see Jesus in the world around you? One of our challenges is to help people learn to look for, to see, and to experience the divine presence in their daily lives and in everyday epiphanies (Photo by Friar’s Balsam. Thanks!)