Uncommon Love

Readings for the Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany Genesis 45:3-15; 1 Corinthians 15:21-26,30-42; Luke 6:27-38 Love is such a common word today. We use it all the time in casual conversation. And it shows up in most every pop song you hear on the radio. But...

Eyes on the Greater Prize

Readings for the Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany Jeremiah 17:5-8; 1 Corinthians 15:12-20; Luke 6:17-26 “Keep your eyes on the greater prize.” So we might summarize Jesus’ message to those embarking on a life of discipleship. To be sure, poverty,...

Drafted into God’s Service

Readings for the Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany Isaiah 6:1-8; 1 Corinthians 14:12b-20; Luke 5:1-11 Drafted! Today’s military men and women sign up voluntarily to serve their country. But many of our veterans had a different experience. Due to an urgent national...