The Central States Synod has passed a resolution for Peace and Justice in response to the loss of human life around the world including Gaza, Ukraine, and Syria. The destruction of war has devastating implications not only for humans but the rest of Creation as well. The resolution lists damage to water, air, soil asRead More →

Earth’s Child – Tom Mundahl reflects on the arrival of the Prince of Peace. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for Nativity of Our Lord, Christmas Eve, Years A, B, & C Isaiah 9:2-7 Psalm 96 Titus 2:11-14 Luke 2:1-14 (15-20) Christmas Eve worship offers nothing less than powerful simplicity.  Whether itRead More →

Granting Time, Rupturing Time – Robert Saler reflects on the real objects of our piety. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary   Readings for the Second Sunday of Advent, Year A (2013, 2016, 2019, 2022, 2025) Isaiah 11:1-10 Psalm 72:1-7, 8-19 Romans 15:4-13 Matthew 3:1-12 In his deeply insightful book Capitalism and ReligionRead More →