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 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 […]

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 […]