Narrative Lectionary: Unknown God (Acts 17:16-31

I remember asking about all those people who didn’t know about God as a precocious Pastor’s Kid back in the day. I must have been at least 6, maybe older. My parents, obliquely, referred to Acts 17, letting me know that people have ways to know God even if they don’t have the same information… Read More

Saturday Prayer – Strawberry

Thank you God for this strawberry, the last fresh one of the season, almost too ripe to pick and eat. Thank you God for this strawberry, not too ripe after all, plucked carefully to avoid crushing, eaten still kneeling. Thank you God for this strawberry, which is not a metaphor for anything but is just itself… Read More

Revised Common Lectionary: Still Easter!

As we approach the end of the Easter season, the Revised Common Lectionary brings us to John 14. Whether it’s irony or the work of the Spirit, these verses are some of the most popular funeral texts. That was perhaps more true for last Sunday’s reading, but this week’s is part of the same passage… Read More