Good Laws or Pure Persons? – Amy Carr reflects on the nature of pollution. Care for Creation Commentary on the Common Lectionary  Readings for Sunday August 8 – September 3, Year B (2021, 2024) Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-9 Psalm 15 James 1:17-27 Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 Read alongside our burning questionsRead More →

As part of our Connections Calls, we get to hear feedback from representatives who work in various expressions of the ELCA. (Click here to listen.) During the January 2020 call, after a group devotional,  Katrina Martich shared what she took away from the 2019 Lutheran Disaster Response Convening.  Listen hereRead More →

Ecojustice Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary – Year C:  Amy Carr reflects on Luke 14:25-33 and Deuteronomy 30:15-20 Readings for September 4-10, Series C (2019, 2022) Deuteronomy 30:15-20 Psalm 1 Philemon 1-21 Luke 14:25-33 Sitting down to think about the cost of a venture before beginning it—to see if oneRead More →

The Tension Between Action and Rest — In the Right Balance: Robert Saler reflects on Luke 13:10-17 Care for Creation Commentary on the Common Lectionary  Readings for August 21-27, Series C (2013, 2016, 2019, 2022) Jeremiah 1:4-10 Psalm 71: 1-6 Hebrews 12:18-29 Luke 13:10-17 One of the most striking thingsRead More →

Finding the peace of God amidst storms, we are called to wake up and face up to the storms we have created.  Leah Schade reflects on the third Sunday in the Season of Creation. Season of Creation Commentary on Wisdom in Creation Readings for the Third Sunday (Storm), Year C (2013,Read More →