Bigger than That – Nick Utphall reflects on our politics and the eternal results of the Cosmic Christ. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Christ the King Sunday, Year C (2022, 2025) Jeremiah 23:1-6 Psalm 46 Colossians 1:11-20 Luke 23:33-43 The lectionary readings today startRead More →

Worshiping the True King, the Cosmic Christ – Leah Schade reflects on honoring the cosmic vulnerability. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Christ the King Sunday, Year C (2013, 2016, 2019, 2022, 2025) Jeremiah 23:1-6 Psalm 46 Colossians 1:11-20 Luke 23:33-43 Christ the King SundayRead More →

Saints Below and Here – Nick Utphall reflects on God’s presence beyond and within the lives of the saints. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for All Saints Sunday in Year C (2022, 2025) Daniel 7:1-3, 15-18 Psalm 149 Ephesians 1:11-23 Luke 6:20-31 This week, aRead More →

Hospitality in Many Forms – Kris Litman-Koon explores how hospitality is displayed in our lectionary readings, and how ecological hospitality today connects us to these biblical concepts. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday July 17-23, Year C (2022, 2025) Genesis 18:1-10a Psalm 15 ColossiansRead More →

Blessed Are Those Who Walk Lightly on the Earth – Robert Saler reflects on the freedom bestowed by God’s grace. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for the First Sunday in Lent, Year C (2013, 2016, 2019, 2022, 2025) Deuteronomy 26:1-11 Psalm 91:1-2, 9-16 Romans 10:5-15Read More →

Has God Thrown a New Star in Our Sky? – Dennis Ormseth reflects on needing wisdom to sustain us as we live with the rest of Earth community. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for the Epiphany of Our Lord, Year C (2013, 2016, 2019, 2022, 2025)IsaiahRead More →

A Time for Gathering – Tom Mundahl reflects on freeing all creatures to dwell in peace and mutual respect. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for second Sunday of Christmas, Years A, B, and C (2021, 2024) Jeremiah 31:7-14 Psalm 147:12-20 Ephesians 1:3-14 John 1:(1-9) 10-18 GatheringRead More →

Giving, Receiving, and Giving Again – Dennis Ormseth reflects on the fullness of God. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for the Second Sunday of Christmas, All Years Jeremiah 31:7-14 or Sirach 24:1-2 Psalm 147:12-20 or Wisdom 10:15-21 Ephesians 1:3-14 John 1:[1-9] 10-18 With the texts forRead More →

A New and Restorative Ordering of Life – Dennis Ormseth reflects on the kingdom of God and the great ecology of creation. Care for Creation Commentary on the Common Lectionary  Readings for Sunday June 12-18, Year B (2012, 2015, 2018, 2021, 2024)  Ezekiel 17:22-24 Psalm 92:1-4, 12-15 2 Corinthians 5:6-10Read More →