Ecumenism as Ecological Lure – Robert Saler reflects on relating Christian discipleship to care for creation. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for the Seventh Sunday of Easter, Year C (2016, 2019, 2022, 2025) Acts 16:16-34 Psalm 97 Revelation 22:12-14, 16-17, 20-21 John 17:20-26 There is a commonRead More →

Sabbath Fufillment – Tom Mundahl reflects on striving to enable all members of creation to be what God intended them to be. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for the Seventh Sunday of Easter, Year C (2013, 2016, 2019, 2022, 2025) Acts 16:16–34 Psalm 97 RevelationRead More →

The Emboldening and Vital Courage of God – Robert Saler reflects on biblical insights of power, religion, and material pneumatology. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for the Sixth Sunday of Easter, Year C (2016, 2019, 2022, 2025) Acts 16:9-15 Psalm 67 Revelation 21:10, 22 – 22:5Read More →

Being “at Home” – Tom Mundahl reflects on our connection with God and our relationship with the natural world. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for the Sixth Sunday of Easter, Year C (2013, 2016, 2019, 2022, 2025) Acts 16:9-15 Psalm 67 Revelation 21:10, 22 –Read More →

Debonair Care, or Use in Love –Robert Saler reflects on having a servant’s heart for creation. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for the Fifth Sunday of Easter, Year C (2016, 2019, 2022, 2025) Acts 11:1-18 Psalm 148 Revelation 21:1-6 John 13:31-35 What does it meanRead More →

“Behold, the dwelling place of God is with humankind.” – Tom Mundahl reflects on all being made new. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for the Fifth Sunday of Easter, Year C (2013, 2016, 2019, 2022, 2025) Acts 11:1-18 Psalm 148 Revelation 21:1-6 John 13:31-35 It is almostRead More →

The Shepherd, the Flock, and the Lamb – Carmen Retzlaff reflects on our identity of sheep in apocalyptic times. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for the Fourth Sunday of Easter, Year C (2022, 2025) Acts 9:36-43 Psalm 23 Revelation 7:9-17 John 10:22-30 The Fourth SundayRead More →

Singing the “Hymn of Praise” with Gusto – Tom Mundahl reflects on the Risen One intensifying our purpose, especially our care for the whole creation. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for the Fourth Sunday of Easter, Year C (2013, 2016, 2019, 2022, 2025) Acts 9:36-43Read More →

The Rhythm of Creation Includes Breakfast on the Beach – Carmen Retzlaff reflects on the story of Jesus meeting his friends in Galilee, and our place in nature. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for the Third Sunday of Easter, Year C (2022, 2025) Acts 9:1-6,Read More →

Called to Care for All Creatures – Tom Mundahl reflects on what it means to join in the hymn of God’s creation. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for the Third Sunday of Easter, Year C (2013, 2016, 2019, 2022, 2025) Acts 9:1-6 (7-20) Psalm 30Read More →