This book draws from Bloomquist’s many years and formative experiences as a pastor, theologian, activist, seminary professor, and speaker in a number of settings–both within the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and ecumenically and globally. Drawing insights from many sources, Seeing-Remembering-Connecting proposes a new “church in society” framework, soRead More →

Why bother with Advent?  Paul Santmire reflects on the start of the Advent season and offers a sermon example. Care for Creation Commentary on the Common Lectionary (originally written by Paul Santmire in 2016) Readings for the First Sunday in Advent, Year A (2016, 2019, 2022) Isaiah 2:1-5 Psalm 122Read More →