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 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 week of 10/7/17 to 10/13/17

A way to live a mission at work. Do the most good you can with whatever is entrusted to you in your work. Based on Matthew 21:33-46 A way to live a mission at work based on Matthew 21:33-46, a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for the Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 10/8/17. [Jesus has […]

Life App for week of 9/30/17 to 10/6/17

A way to live a mission at home. Parents, when children disobey your directions, give them time and a chance to change their minds and to obey your directions. Based on Matthew 21:23-32 A way to live a mission at home based on Matthew 21:23-32, a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for the Seventeenth […]

Life App for week of 9/23/17 to 9/29/17

A way to live a mission in your church life. When other church members do better in life than you, do not be envious of them; rather give thanks for the good things that come your way. Based on Matthew 20:1-16 A way to live a mission in your church life based on Matthew 20:1-16, […]

Life App for 9/16/17 to 9/22/17

A way to live a mission for seeking spiritual health; Begin forgiving others by forgiving them within your own heart. Based on Matthew 18:21-35 A way to live a mission for seeking spiritual health based on Matthew 18:21-35, a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for the Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 9/17/17.  Peter asks Jesus […]

Life App for week of 9/9/17 to 9/15/17

A way to live a mission in church to restore a relationship with a member who has offended you.   Work hard to become reconciled with any members who offend you. Based on Matthew 18:15-20 A way to live a mission of restoration when you have been offended based on Matthew 18:15-20, a reading from […]

Life App for 9/2/17 to 9/8/17

A way to live a mission in the wider world. Being unwilling to face pain and suffering is to risk losing the resurrection life. Based on Matthew 16:21-28 A way to live a mission in the wider world based on Matthew 16:21-28, a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for the Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost, […]

Life App for week of 8/26/17 to 9/1/17  

A way to live a mission in the wider world. To be able to see the God of love and justice at work in the tangle of today’s systems is God’s work in you. Based on Matthew 16:13-20 A way to live a mission in the wider world based on Matthew 16:13-20, a reading from […]

Life App for 8/19/17 to 8/25/17

A way to live a mission at work (paid, not paid, or volunteer) At work, be caring and fair with everyone regardless of their convictions about religion. Based on Matthew 15:21-28 A way to live a mission at work (paid, not paid, or volunteer) based on Matthew 15:21-28, a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary […]

Life App for week of 8/12/17 to 8/18/17  

A way to live a mission in your work (paid, not paid, or volunteer) When work has its troubling or dangerous moments, have faith that God is at work to help you to endure.  Based on Matthew 14:22-33  A way to live a mission in your work (paid, not paid, or volunteer) based on Matthew […]