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 6/24/17 to 6/30/17

A way to live a mission in your church and its outreach: Congregations willing to lose will find life. Based on Matthew 10:24-39 A way to live a mission in your church and its outreach based on Matthew 10:24-39, a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for the Third Sunday after Pentecost, 6/25/17. [Matthew puts […]

Life App for 6/17/17 to 6/23/17

A way to live a mission in spiritual health: Jesus helps us to proclaim that God has the ultimate power; and we are to help the sick and see to their care; and to lead others to the real leader, Jesus. Based on Matthew 9:38-10:8  A way to live a mission in spiritual health based […]

Life App for 6/10/17 to 6/16/17

A way to live a mission in your leisure or playtime: In your leisure, play fair with both others and yourself. Based on Matthew 28:16-20 A way to live a mission in your leisure or playtime based on Matthew 28:16-20, a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for the First Sunday after Pentecost, 6/11/17.  Matthew […]

Life App for 6/3/17 to 6/9/17

A way to live a mission in the wider world: Work to understand people and nations who are different from us.  Based on John 7:37-39 A way to live a mission in the wider world based on John 7:37-39, a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for Pentecost, 6/4/17.  Understanding Jewish culture and religious practice […]

Life App for 5/27/17 to 6/2/17

A way to live a mission in your community: Care for your community and be fair to all of its members. Based on John 17:1-11 A way to live a mission in your community based on John 17:1-11, a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for the Seventh Sunday of Easter, 5/28/17.  Jesus prays for […]

Life App for 5/20/17 to 5/26/17

A way to live a mission at work (paid or volunteer): You do not work alone; both Jesus and the Spirit are with you. Based on John 14:15-21 A way to live a mission at work (paid or volunteer) based on John 14:15-21, a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for the Sixth Sunday of […]

Life App for 5/13/17 to 5/19/17

A way to live a mission with your friends: Be honest with your friends so they can trust what you say and what you do. Based on John 14:1-14 A way to live a mission with your friends based on John 14:1-14, a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for the Fifth Sunday of Easter, […]

Life App for 5/6/17 to 5/12/17

A way to live a mission in your church and its outreach: Follow the church leaders who care for the members and lead them into better ways of living. Based on John 10:1-10 A way to live a mission in your church and its outreach based on John 10:1-10, a reading from the Revised Common […]

Life App for 4/29/17 to 5/5/17

A way to be on mission for your spiritual health: Come to communion expecting to see or to meet Jesus in some way. Based on Luke 24:13-35  A way to be on mission for your spiritual health based on Luke 24:13-35, a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for the Third Sunday of Easter, 4/30/17.  […]

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 […]