Evangelectionary for Sunday, October 22nd

Lectionary (Year A) 19th after Pentecost: Deuteronomy 34:1-12; Psalm 90:1-6, 13-17; I Thessalonians 2:1-8; Matthew 22:34-46 Theme:  One thing motivates the Christian, doing what the God who love us calls us to do. Message: In a comedy spoof, an actor, playing a dead body in a scene, in complete seriousness asked the director what their motivation should be […]

Michaelangelo's Jeremiah

Weekly Evangelectionary for Sunday January 31st, 2016

Texts:              Jeremiah 1:4-10; Psalm 71:1-6; I Corinthians 13:1-13; Luke 4:21-30 Theme:            We have been called, from before we were born, to be people who live the love of Jesus Christ in the world by the power of the Holy Spirit. Message:  The preacher’s challenge with the embarrassment of riches offered by this Sunday’s texts […]

Weekly Evangelectionary for Sunday, April 12, 2015

Lectionary Reading: Psalm 133; John 20:19-31; Acts 4:32-35; I John 1:1-2:2 Message Easter is about Good News.  Jesus is the “atoning sacrifice for our sins and for the sins of the world.  He is our advocate with the Father!”  It is about forgiveness, grace, resurrection and eternal life.  But the Good news is so much […]

Jonathan Shively

Weekly Reflection: Sunday, May 29th, 2011

Contributed by Jonathan Shively Texts: Acts 17:22-31; Psalm 66:8-20; 1 Peter 3:13-22; John 14:15-21 Theme: Experience and Response Message: In the passage from Acts, Paul addresses the Athenians about their worship of an unknown god. Paul is revealing the living God of all creation.  Paul’s description of God (the theological statement made by Paul) is […]