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 the Transfiguration, 2/11/18 to 2/17/18

A way to live a mission at home and with friends:  In talk with your family and friends about Jesus, be sure his death and resurrection shape what you say and believe about him.  Based on Mark 9:2-9  A way to live a mission at home and with friends based on Mark 9:2-9, a reading […]

Life App for the Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany, 2/4/18 to 2/10/18  

A way to live a mission in a church;  Go among church people to pray for healing and trusting in God’s power to make you well.  Based on Mark 1:29-39  A way to live a mission in a church based on Mark 1:29-39, a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for the Fifth Sunday after […]

Life App for the week of the Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany 1/28/18 to 2/3/18

A way to live a mission in your church;  Respect and work with leaders and members who have special abilities and power.  Based on Mark 1:21-28  A way to live a mission in your church based on Mark 1:21-28, a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for the Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany, 1/28/18. Jesus […]

Life App for the Third Sunday after the Epiphany 1/21/18 to 1/27/18

A way to live a mission in your daily work;  In your work, do it with competence so that your work adds to the lives of others.  Based on Mark 1:14-20  A way to live a mission in your daily work a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for the Third Sunday after the Epiphany, […]

Life App for the Second Sunday after the Epiphany 1/14/18 to 1/20/18

A way to live a mission in the wider world;  Count on God to help you to improve the world in some particular way that you see is needed.  Based on John 1:43-51  A way to live a mission in the wider world based on John 1:43-51, a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for […]

Life App for the First Sunday after the Epiphany 1/7/18 to 1/13/18  

A way to live a mission in your church:  Help your church’s members to work at overcoming whatever is hard hearted or unfair in the world around it.  Based on Mark 1:4-11  A way to live a mission in your church based on Mark 1:4-11, a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for the First […]

Life App for the week of 12/31/17 to 1/6/17

A way to live a mission in your work; Seek your work honestly (truthfully) and caringly (gracefully). Based on John 1:1-18 A way to live a mission in your work based on John 1:1-8, a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for the First Sunday after Christmas, 12/31/17. [John 1:1-14 was discussed last week, Today’s […]

Life App for Christmas Eve and Day, 12/24/17 to 12/30/17

A way to live a mission in your holidays; Know that our joy in happy times is also God’s gift; not just our own ability to make merry. Based on John 1:1-14 A way to live a mission in your holidays based on John 1:1-14, a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for the Christmas […]

Life App for the week of 12/17/17 to 12/23/17

A way to live a mission in your work place:  With God’s help, continue to bear the cost of preparing the way for better conditions and goals for your work place.  Based on John 1:6-8, 19-28  A way to live a mission in your work place based on John 1:6-8, 19-28, a reading from the […]

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 […]