Embracing a Gift Economy – Tom Mundahl reflects on the problem of wealth. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for Sunday September 18-24, Year C (2013, 2016, 2019, 2022, 2025) 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 aRead More →

Where Most of Us Stand – Nick Utphall reflects on finding our place in the struggle to care for the world’s family. Care for Creation Commentary on the Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday October 9-15, Year B (2018, 2021, 2024) Amos 5:6-7, 10-15 Psalm 90:12-17 Hebrews 4:12-16 Mark 10:17-31 I have a “green letter” edition of theRead More →

Part 3: “Francis: Man of Wealth” – Paul Santmire honors St. Francis of Assisi with a 3-Sunday commentary series. Care for Creation Commentary on the Common Lectionary  Note:  October 4th is the Festival of St. Francis.  This series affords the preacher an opportunity to address the texts of the three successive Sundays with St. Francis in mind. Themes: SeptemberRead More →