Each Monday we publish Sunday's Coming, an email-only post on the upcoming readings, written by our current Living by the Word columnist.
Exodus 3:1-15; Psalm 105:1-6, 23-26, 45c; (Jeremiah 15:15-21; Psalm 26:1-8;) Romans 12:9-21; Matthew 16:21-28
Uneasy holiness in the Sinai desert
People assume that silence and peace can be simply harnessed together, silence as Xanax for the soul. But that's not how deserts work.
The people at Friendship Church make creative use of art. They have also learned to be creative as they form their community and shape their narratives.
Ministry on a troubled corner
First church members reclaimed the corner as a peaceful space. Then, as it got colder, they began talking about expanding their ministry.
The Bible’s Traumatic Origins
David Carr rereads the familiar materials of the Bible in conversation with trauma theory. This opens the way for a fresh and suggestive interpretation.
Why we keep checking our phones
We seem to always want something—anything—to happen. This has implications for the life of prayer.
Revised Common Lectionary © 1992 the Consultation on Common Texts. Used by permission.
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