How is the God of creation related to the storms of global climate change? – Dennis Ormseth reflects on the interconnected world of God’s creation. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for Sunday June 19-25, Year B (2015, 2018, 2021, 2024, 2027) Job 38:1-11 Psalm 107:1-3, 23-32 2 Corinthians 6:1-13 Mark 4:35-41Read More →

Mighty Cedars and Impertinent Mustard Plants: Signs of the Kin-dom of God – Leah Schade reflects on every green shoot being cause for thanksgiving. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for Sunday June 12-18, Year B (2015, 2018, 2021, 2024, 2027) Ezekiel 17:22-24 Psalm 92:1-4, 12-15 2 Corinthians 5:6-10, 14-17 MarkRead More →

A New and Restorative Ordering of Life – Dennis Ormseth reflects on the kingdom of God and the great ecology of creation. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for Sunday June 12-18, Year B (2012, 2015, 2018, 2021, 2024, 2027) Ezekiel 17:22-24 Psalm 92:1-4, 12-15 2 Corinthians 5:6-10 [11-13] 14-17 MarkRead More →

Life Outside the Garden of Goodness – Dennis Ormseth reflects on overcoming the hostilities that divide us. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for Sunday June 5-11, Year B (2012, 2015, 2018, 2021, 2024, 2027) Genesis 3:8-15 Psalm 130 2 Corinthians 4:13 – 5:1 Mark 3:20-35 “If a kingdom is dividedRead More →

Act, and Do Not Lose Hope! – Leah Schade reflects on living in a house divided against itself. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for Sunday June 5-11, Year B (2015, 2018, 2021, 2024, 2027) Genesis 3:8-15 Psalm 130 2 Corinthians 4:13 – 5:1 Mark 3:20-35 “If a house is dividedRead More →

Sabbath Rest for the Whole Creation – Gabriel Morgan reflects on the connection between our busy-ness and care for creation. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday May 29 – June 4, Year B (2024, 2027) Deuteronomy 5:12–15 Psalm 81:1–10 2 Corinthians 4:5–12 Mark 2:23–3:6 Three eco-theological themes are readilyRead More →

Called to the Dance – Tom Mundahl reflects on making room. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for the The Holy Trinity (First Sunday after Pentecost), Year B (2021, 2024, 2027) Isaiah 6:1-8 Psalm 29 Romans 8:12-17 John 3:1-17 It is a sure bet that on Holy Trinity Sunday many worshippersRead More →

Here Am I! – Leah Schade reflects on answering the call to love and serve creation. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for the The Holy Trinity, Year B (2015, 2018, 2021, 2024, 2027) Isaiah 6:1-8 Psalm 29 Romans 8:12-17 John 3:1-17 The Isaiah text and Psalm 29 for Trinity SundayRead More →

Liberation and Restoration of the Whole Creation. – Dennis Ormseth reflects on the relations of the Holy Trinity encompassing all things. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for The Holy Trinity, Year B (2012, 2015, 2018, 2021, 2024, 2027) Isaiah 6:1-8 Psalm 29 Romans 8:12-17 John 3:1-17 Holy Trinity Sunday, GordonRead More →

Practice Resurrection – Tom Mundahl reflects on the story told by how we live. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for the Day of Pentecost, Year B (2021, 2024, 2027) Acts 2:1-21 Psalm 104:24-34, 35b Romans 8:22-27 John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 As he finishes one of his best-known poems, “Manifesto: the Mad FarmerRead More →