Revised Common Lectionary: A New Hope

UPDATE: After this column was posted, another mass murder/hate crime took place in the USA. How are you addressing this violence against people of Asian descent in your worshipping communities? Perhaps this Sunday it would be appropriate to include an extended litany of lament and confession, based on Psalm 51. ADDITIONALLY: this week, leadership at… Read More

Narrative Lectionary: We all need a Nathan. (2 Samuel 12:1-9; Psalm 51:1-9)

Find this week’s texts here: NRSV CEB “Why do people cheat?” wondered my daughter, as we drove her back to Smith College after Fall Break. She is a sophomore and an idealist, still. We weren’t talking about the honor system and academia. We were talking about relationships. Why *do* people cheat? We discussed some of… Read More