Reforming the Reformation – Tom Martin reflects on iconoclastic homiletics for Reformation Sunday. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for the Reformation Sunday, Year A (2023, 2026) Jeremiah 31:31-34 Psalm 46 Romans 3:19-28 John 8:31-36 Stories of Beginnings are, like the fields of force reaching out from the quantum void, vehiclesRead More →

New Creation! – Dennis Ormseth reflects on the promise that comes from the very heart of God. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for the Fourth Sunday in Lent, Year C (2016, 2019, 2022, 2025) Joshua 5:9-12 Psalm 32 2 Corinthians 5:16-21 Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32 With its themes of repentance and compassion,Read More →

To Both Bless and Harm – Robert Saler reflects on human systems of self-reliance that prevent us from using the gift of creation well. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for the Fourth Sunday in Lent, Year C (2013, 2016, 2019, 2022, 2025) Joshua 5:9-12 Psalm 32 2 Corinthians 5:16-21 Luke 15:1-3,Read More →

The Holy Seed Is Its Stump – Mark Ditmanson reflects on God’s way of bringing life out of devastation. Care for Creation Reflection on the Revised Common Lectionary  Thank you to the EcoFaith Network of the ELCA’s Northeastern Minnesota Synod for providing a reflection on this week’s lectionary readings. You can learn more about whatRead More →