Life App for the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, 7/15/18 to 7/21/18

A way to live in the mission field of the community: Avoid promising too much to someone who pleases you. Based on Mark 6:14-19 (see a readable retelling below); a reading that comes from the Revised Common Lectionary for the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, 7/15/18. Herod hears of the works of Jesus and his disciples.  […]

Life App for Trinity Sunday, 5/27/18 to 6/2/18

A way to live a mission in your community: In your community, accept changes that work toward making community life more caring and fair.  Life App for Trinity Sunday, 5/27/18  Based on John 3:1-17 (see retelling below); a reading that comes from the Revised Common Lectionary for Trinity Sunday, 5/27/18.  [Nicodemus is a serious inquirer […]

Life App for Pentecost, 5/20/18 to  5/26/18

A way to live a mission in your work: In your work be as competent as you can and call for the Spirit’s help in every action.  Based on John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15(see retelling below); a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for Pentecost, 5/20/18.  [Jesus and the disciples are at their last meal together.]  The […]

Life App for the Third Sunday of Easter, 4/15/18 to 4/21/18 

A way to live a mission in your community: Receive power to proclaim forgiveness for all wrong in community life; being forgiven frees us from guilt to move on to making communities more loving and just—as always with God’s help.  Based on Luke 24:36b-48 (see retelling below)  Life App for the Third Sunday of Easter, […]

Life App for the week of the Second Sunday of Easter, 4/8/18 to 4/14/18 

A way to live a mission in your community: See the loving and just events and people in your community as God’s work and support and join both the events and people.  Based on John 20:19-31  Life App for the week of the Second Sunday of Easter, 4/8/18 to 4/14/18  A way to live a […]

Life App for the week of the Second Sunday in Lent, 2/25/18 to 3/3/18

A way to live a mission in your community:  Serve and help your community in Jesus’ way of caring and being fair; do not exploit or be hard on its members by being greedy or hard of heart.  Based on Mark 8:31-39  A way to live a mission in your community on Mark 8:31-39, a […]

Life App for the week of 12/3/17 to 12/9/17

A way to live a mission in your community;  In difficult times for your neighborhood, town, or city, know that better times will come so be ready to help them grow when they do.  Based on Mark 13:24-37  A way to live a mission in your community based on Mark 13:24-37, a reading from the […]

Life App for week of 10/14/17 to 10/20/17

A way to live a mission in your community. Each of us is called to be a responsible member of our community; accept the call or lose the good things your community offers. Based on Matthew 22:1-14 A way to live a mission in your community based on Matthew 22:1-14, a reading from the Revised […]

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 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 […]