Life Apps

Life apps are short texts and reflections to spur member mission on a weekly basis. Each week, we offer a reflection and several quotes. To read the entire week's entry, click on its title.

Life App for 4/22/17 to 4/28/17

A way to live a mission in the wider world: Give to charities that help people you are concerned about but will probably, never see. Based on John 20:19-31 A way to live a mission in the wider world based on John 20:19-31, a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for the Second Sunday of […]

Life App for 4/15/17 to 4/21/17

A way to live a mission in your community: When loving events occur in your community, see them as works of the risen Jesus. Based on John 20:1-8 A way to live a mission in your community based on John 20:1-8, a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for Easter Day, 4/16/17.  On the first […]

Life App for 4/8/17 to 4/14/17

A way to live a mission in your work: Wherever you go, go in peace and humility; do not go claiming power over all the people you meet.  Based on Matthew 21:1-11  A way to live a mission in your work based on Matthew 21:1-11, a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for Palm Sunday, […]

Life App for 4/1/17 to 4/7/17  

A way to live a mission with your friends: Be ready to take risks to help a friend, even at a cost to yourself. Based on John 11:1-45  A way to live a mission with your friends based on John 11:1-45, a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for the Fifth Sunday of Lent, 4/2/17. […]

Life App for 3/25/17 to 3/31/17

A way to live a mission in your church and its outreach: What looks good and that you believe is God’s work, do not doubt but believe that is really is God’s work and act on it.  To doubt and to question are not wrong but they can be overdone and lead you to miss […]

Life App for 3/18/17 to 3/24/17

A way to live a mission in spiritual health: Take the time needed for Jesus to fill your hunger for things of the Spirit. Based on John 4:5-42 A way to live a mission in spiritual health based on John 4:5-42 a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for the Third Sunday of Lent, 3/19/17.  […]

Life App for 3/11/17 to 3/17/17

A way to live a mission in spiritual health: Belief in Jesus is God’s gift; this gift cannot be earned; it can only be received. John 3:1-17 A way to live a mission in your spiritual health based on John 3:1-17, a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for the Second Sunday in Lent, 3/12/17.  […]

Life App for 3/4/17 to 3/10/17  

A way to live a mission in the wider world: Love drawing on God’s power to make the world a better place; not just to improve your own place in life. Based on Matthew 4:1-11 A way to live a mission in the wider world based on Matthew 4:1-11 a reading from the Revised Common […]

Life App for 2/25/17 to 3/3/17

Life App for 2/25/17 to 3/3/17 A way to live a mission in your community: With God’s help, help work for your community to be caring and fair with all people. Based on Matthew 17:1-9 A way to live a mission in your community based on Matthew 17:1-9 a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary […]

Life App for 2/18/17 to 2/24/17

A way to live a mission in your daily work: At work, be kind and forgiving even when others are hard and unforgiving with you. Base on Matthew 5:38-48 A way to live a mission in your daily work based on Matthew 5:38-48, a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for the Seventh Sunday after […]