Stronger Winds on the Seas – Carmen Retzlaff reflects on winds of climate change. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday August 7-13, Year A (2023, 2026) 1 Kings 19:9-18 Psalm 85:8-13 Romans 10:5-15 Matthew 14:22-33 The first thing that strikes me about the story in Matthew of Jesus walkingRead More →

All-Encompassing, Hopeful, and Embodied Faith Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for Sunday August 7-13, Year A (2020, 2023) 1 Kings 19:9-18 Psalm 85:8-13 Romans 10:5-15 Matthew 14:22-33 Introduction It’s no secret that the United States’ narrative of individualism and self-sufficiency has and is devastating our environment and many communities whoRead More →