Praise God! Creation as Balm for Grief – Emily Meyer reflects on the slaughter of the Innocents through lenses of culpability and grief – and how community and creation can move lament and grief toward gratitude and joy. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for theRead More →

God’s Ways – Liv Larson Andrews reflects on peace, darkness, and time. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for the First Sunday in Advent, Year A (2022, 2025) Isaiah 2:1-5 Psalm 122 Romans 13:11-14 Matthew 24:36-44 Isaiah 2:1-5 The tools for peace are the tools thatRead More →

Hard Sayings of Jesus: Blessing or Naming? – Robert Saler reflects on being a clear-eyed observer of human freedom and its effects. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday August 14-20, Year C (2013, 2016, 2019, 2022, 2025) Isaiah 5:1-7 (semicontinuous reading) Psalm 80:1-2, 8-19Read More →

Rejecting Dominion – Dennis Ormseth reflects on our status as children of God. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for the First Sunday in Lent, Year C (2016, 2019, 2022, 2025) Deuteronomy 26:1-11 Psalm 91:1-2, 9-16 Romans 10:8b-13 Luke 4:1-13 Luke’s version of the temptation of Jesus inRead More →