God’s Plan –  Nick Utphall reflects on the order(s) of the universe and a baby. Care for Creation Commentary on the Common Lectionary  Readings for Second Sunday of Christmas, Years A,  B, and C  Jerimiah 31:7-14 or Sirach 24:1-12 Psalm 147:12-20 or Wisdom 10:15-21 Ephesians 1:3-14John 1:[1-9] 10-18 “What has come intoRead More →

Human beings grow into divine fellowship to participate in the relief of nature’s groaning. – Dennis Ormseth reflects on living in relationship. Care for Creation Commentary on the Common Lectionary  Readings for Sixth Sunday of Easter, Year A (2011, 2014, 2017, 2020, 2023) Acts 17:22-31 Psalm 66:8-20 1 Peter 3:13-22Read More →

Can we be freed by a “cultural exorcism” to seek out God’s new creation? Care for Creation Commentary on the Common Lectionary—Year C by Dennis Ormseth Reading for Series C (2013, 2016, 2019, 2022) Isaiah 65:1–9 Psalm 22:19–28 (22) Galatians 3:23–29 Luke 8:26–39 Our reading of the texts for the previousRead More →

What if we thought of Christ as Wisdom, God’s playmate who leads us into joyful dance? Care for Creation Commentary on the Common Lectionary—Year C by Dennis Ormseth Reading for Series C (2013, 2016, 2019, 2022) Holy Trinity Sunday in Year C First Sunday after Pentecost Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31 Psalm 8Read More →