Unless – Lois Sorensen reflects on the parables of the bridesmaids and The Lorax.   Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for Sunday November 6-12, Year A (2023, 2026)Amos 5:18-24Psalm 701 Thessalonians 4:13-18Matthew 25:1-13 Karl Barth reportedly once said that we should preach as we “hold the Bible in one handRead More →

Why bother with Advent? – Paul Santmire reflects on the start of Advent season. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for the First Sunday in Advent, Year A (2016, 2019, 2022, 2025) Isaiah 2:1-5 Psalm 122 Romans 13:11-14 Matthew 24:36-44 The season of Advent in North America is all-too often swallowedRead More →

God Will Dwell with Them – Tom Mundahl reflects on committing to a place, its people, and its very humus. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for the First Sunday of Advent, Year C (2018, 2021, 2024) Jeremiah 33:14-16 Psalm 25:1-10 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13 Luke 21:25-36 The season of Advent quietly opensRead More →