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 7/15/17 to 7/21/17

A way to live a mission in your community Will you be good soil to grow in what your community needs from you? Based on Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 A way to live a mission in your community based on Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23, a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost, […]

Life App for 7/8/17 to 7/14/17

A way to live a mission in your daily work, paid or volunteer Do what your job asks for (provided your job serves the common good) and you will find it satisfying. Based on Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30  A way to live a mission in your daily work, paid or volunteer based on Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30, […]

Life App for 7/1/17 to 7/8/17

A way to live a mission in your home and with your friends: In your home and with your friends, make the followers of Jesus welcome and listen to what they have to say. Based on Matthew 10:40-42 A way to live a mission in your home and with your friends based on Matthew 10:40-42, […]

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, […]