Narrative Lectionary: Why did God choose a flood? (Genesis 6:16-22; 9:8-15)

It’s Rally Day or Welcome Back Sunday or Where the Heck Have you Been All Summer Sunday and everyone is excited to kick off the new church year. A fun hymn is sung, the Sunday school teachers are commissioned, and then with great anticipation the first reading is begun: The Lord saw that wickedness of… Read More

Narrative Lectionary: Wait for it (Habbakuk 1:1-4, 2:2-4, 3:17-19)

Narrative Lectionary preachers, welcome to another Advent season without John the Baptist! Here is the Habakkuk selection for Advent 1: NRSV CEB Habakkuk Basics[1] 8th book of the 12 minor prophets Only thing known about Habakkuk is that he is identified as a prophet in 1:1 and 3:1 Single subject: If God is the upholder… Read More