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 Fifth Sunday in Lent, 3/18/18 to 3/24/18  

A way to live a mission in spiritual health: Concerning whomever or whatever you pray for, be confident that God’s way of love and justice will overcome all that resists it. Based on John 12:20-33 A way to live a mission in spiritual health based on John 12:20-33, a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary […]

Life App for the week of the Fourth Sunday in Lent, 3/11/18 to 3/17/18

A way to live a mission in your leisure time:  In play time, choose the light of caring and being fair; not the dark of cheating and playing only to win.  Based on John 3:14-21  A way to live a mission in your leisure time based on John 3:14-21, a reading from the Revised Common […]

Life App for the week of the Third Sunday in Lent, 3/4/18 to 3/10/17

A way to live a mission in the wider world:    Be ready to change destructive ways of life for ways that build life up—with God’s help.    Based on John 2:13-22    A way to live a mission in the wider world based on John 2:13-22, a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for […]

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 the First Sunday in Lent, 2/18/18 to 2/24/18

A way to live a mission in your work:  Reflect on your work to see how God could be using it to make life better for all of us.  Based on Mark 1:9-15  Away to live a mission in your work based on Mark 1:9-15, a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for the First […]

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 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, […]