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Lectionary@Lunch Live – Deuteronomy 18:15-20
January 21, 2015 – 9:36 am | No Comment

Tom Egger discusses the Old Testament pericopies in the Epiphany season, in the Year B lectionary.

Epiphany 4 • 1 Corinthians 8:1–13 • February 1, 2015
January 20, 2015 – 9:00 am | No Comment

By Bruce Schuchard
The goal of the human person who wishes to achieve everything that there is to achieve in life is _____.
How would each one of us fill in the blank? According to the Hellenistic philosophers of the …

Preaching Mark (Part 1)
January 15, 2015 – 9:45 am | 6 Comments

Back by popular demand, this Preacher’s Roundtable led by David Schmitt discusses preaching Mark in year B of the three-year lectionary. Part 1 (of 2) looks at preaching Mark from Advent through Easter.

Epiphany 3 • 1 Corinthians 7:29–31 (32–35) • January 25, 2015
January 13, 2015 – 10:30 am | No Comment

By David Schmitt
At the Museum of Contemporary Religious Art, there is an installation called Cup by Thomas Skomski. It’s basically a shelf extending out of the wall with a cup at the very end. The shelf is about …

Epiphany 2 • 1 Corinthians 6:12–20 • January 18, 2015
January 6, 2015 – 9:00 am | One Comment

By Tim Saleska
Relevant Background
Acts 18:1–17 describes Paul’s eighteenth-month stay in Corinth. When both Silas and Timothy came to help him, he was able to spend all of his time ministering to the Jews (v. 5). But eventually, …

Baptism of Our Lord • Romans 6:1–11 • January 11, 2015
December 30, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment

By Jeffrey A. Oschwald
This pericope has all the dangers of a familiar text: we recall parts of it perfectly but may not remember how those parts all fit together. The themes of this passage are, no doubt, …

Epiphany • Ephesians 3:1–12 • January 4, 2015
December 23, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment

By Joel P. Okamoto
Notes on the Pericope
The Old Testament people knew that God had promised life and salvation to all nations (e.g., see Genesis 12:3 and Isaiah 60:1–6, the appointed OT lesson), but they did not know how …

Lectionary@Lunch Live – 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16
December 19, 2014 – 5:56 pm | No Comment

Paul Raabe continues the discussion of the Old Testament pericopies in Advent Year B.

Lectionary@Lunch Live – Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11
December 19, 2014 – 5:51 pm | No Comment

Tom Egger continues his discussion of the Old Testament pericopies in Advent Year B.

Christmas 1 • Galatians 4:4–7 • December 28, 2014
December 16, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment

By Glenn A. Nielsen
The celebration of Christmas begins, in stores and media, months before December 25. Advent has led up to the church’s celebrations of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Now, three days later, the season of Christmas …