The Story of Jesus the Servant of Creation – Dennis Ormseth reflects on the triune God of creation. Care for Creation Commentary on the Common Lectionary  Readings for Holy Trinity Sunday, Year A (2011, 2014, 2017, 2020, 2023) Genesis 1:1 – 2:4a Psalm 8 2 Corinthians 13:11-13 Matthew 28:16-20 AsRead More →

The Spirit is the Giver of Life! – Dennis Ormseth reflects on Pentecost. Care for Creation Commentary on the Common Lectionary  Readings for Sixth Sunday of Easter, Year A (2011, 2014, 2017, 2020, 2023) Acts 2:1-21 Psalm 104:24-34, 35b 1 Corinthians 12:3b-13 John 20:19-23 Pentecost is the “Birthday of theRead More →

Embracing a gift economy – Tom Mundahl reflects on Luke 16:1-13. Care for Creation Commentary on the Common Lectionary  Readings for September 18-24, Year C (2013, 2016, 2019, 2022) Amos 8:4-7 Psalm 113 1 Timothy 2:1-7 Luke 16:1-13 A recent steamy August afternoon found my son and me in a movieRead More →

Is Distance Our Security? Embracing Interdependence Joyfully: Robert Saler reflects on Luke 12:13-21 Care for Creation Commentary on the Common Lectionary Readings for July 31 – August 6, Series C (2013, 2016, 2019, 2022) Hosea 11:1-11 Psalm 107:1-9, 43 Colossians 3:1-11 Luke 12:13-21 Theologian Joseph Sittler once made the pointRead More →

Ecojustice Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary By Tom Mundahl Second Sunday After Epiphany, Year C (2016, 2019, 2022) Isaiah 62:1-5 Psalm 36:5-10 1 Corinthians 12:1-11 John 2:1-11 As we continue the Season of Epiphany our festivity does not abate. This week’s readings point us toward an even greater focusRead More →