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Lectionary@Lunch Live – Mark 6:45-56
July 24, 2015 – 3:16 pm | No Comment

In a special excerpt from his online D.Min. course on Mark, Prof. Jim Voelz discusses the Gospel pericope for the 9th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 12), in the context of the Year B lectionary.

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Proper 14 • Ephesians 4:17–5:2 • August 9, 2015
July 28, 2015 – 12:19 pm | No Comment

By James Voelz
This pericope is typical of the latter portion of Paul’s letters, that is, it deals with everyday matters of the Christian life (cf. 2 Thes 3). As is the case in most of Paul’s …

A new center to help congregations practice care for creation
May 17, 2012 – 9:20 pm | No Comment

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A new center to help congregations practice care for creation

Letting the Gospel Predominate . . . In the Absolution
May 10, 2012 – 12:01 pm | 23 Comments
Letting the Gospel Predominate . . . In the Absolution

A reflection on speaking the Gospel

Is This the Right Place? A Parable of a Farm
May 2, 2012 – 8:04 am | No Comment
Is This the Right Place? A Parable of a Farm

He is like a tree planted by streams of water

May the Best Story Win
May 1, 2012 – 4:00 pm | 9 Comments
May the Best Story Win

NPR just started what they promise will be a series of stories on “losing faith,” stories about people who were religious believers but no longer believe. The series began with a woman who was a …

Ha! Ha! It’s Call Day
May 1, 2012 – 9:37 am | One Comment
Ha! Ha! It’s Call Day

“Let us sing a little and live — and serve — a lot.”

What’s In A Preposition: The Call
May 1, 2012 – 8:30 am | No Comment
What’s In A Preposition: The Call

A time to leave

All About Mark
April 29, 2012 – 3:07 pm | No Comment
All About Mark

“Just as he said”: The Power of the Word in Mark

A Book of Life
April 16, 2012 – 10:13 pm | No Comment
A Book of Life

So what if it cost $13.2 million?

The Gracious “Electric Chair” – Part 2
April 11, 2012 – 2:19 pm | One Comment
The Gracious “Electric Chair” – Part 2

And just why do you wear that cross anyway?

The Gracious “Electric Chair”
April 10, 2012 – 10:24 am | No Comment
The Gracious “Electric Chair”

Something to think about the next time you wear an execution device around your neck.