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 the week of 12/10/17 to 12/16/17

A way to live a mission in the wider world;  Confessing wrongdoing and looking to be forgiven on issues in public life is the first step toward a new way of living.  Based on Mark 1:1-8  A way to live a mission in the wider world based on Mark 1:1-8, a reading from the Revised […]

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 the week of 11/26/17 to 12/2/17

A way to live a mission in your work; Live a mission at work by caring for the needs of the workers, not for getting the most work out of them that we can. Based on Matthew 25:31-46 A way to live a mission in your work based on Matthew 25:31-46, a reading from the […]

Life App for the week of 11/19/17 to 11/25/17

A way to live a mission in your home and with your friends; Your family and friends entrust their good name to you.  Affirm their reputation with others through your comments in praise of them. Based on Matthew 25:14-30 A way to live a mission in your home and with your friends based on Matthew 25:14-30, […]

Life App for the week of 11/12/17 to 11/18/17

A way to live a mission in your church life and outreach; Use church life and teaching to help you to change your ways now. Based on Matthew 25:1-13 A way to live a mission in your church life and outreach based on Matthew 25:1-13, a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for the Twenty-third […]

Life App for the week of 11/5/17 to 11/11/17

A way to live a mission in your spiritual health; In both prayer and practice of your faith, avoid outward show and pride in both your private and public life. Based on Matthew 23:1-12 A way to live a mission in your spiritual health based on Matthew 23:1-12, a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary […]

Life App for the week of 10/29/17 to 11/4/17

A way to live a mission in your leisure or play-time: Play by the rules; when you break the rules; you cease to love the other players; when you cheat in games; you also break God’s call to love your neighbors. Based on Matthew 22:34-36 A way to live a mission in your leisure or […]

Life App for the week of 10/22/17 to 10/28/17

A way to live a mission in the wider world: Work for government along with all of life to make for a more loving and just world. Matthew 22:15-22 A way to live a mission in the wider world based on Matthew 22:15-22, a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for the Twentieth Sunday after […]

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 […]