Breathe On Me

Breathe On Me

Breathe on Me Lectionary 4 June 2017 Pentecost Sunday Acts 2:1-21 Psalm 104:24-34; 35b 1 Corinthians 12:3b-13 John 7:37-39 Text to Life The church calendar is divided into “seasons” just like our secular calendar. But instead of Autumn, Winter, Spring, and Summer, the...

Easter 7

This week’s playlist includes a number of settings of the “Gloria” or Great Doxology of the mass. The Gloria is the centerpiece of the mass, as it is a crucial part of the liturgical celebration of both the Roman and Orthodox rites. Historians have catalogued over 200...

Clothing and Culture

In pictures: traditional dress around the world Summary: Clothing is not just something which covers our nakedness. It reflects the environment, culture, and lifestyle in which we engage with our local communities and the broader world. This article has brief stories...
Dry Bones

Dry Bones

Dry Bones Story Lectionary 4 June 2017 The Day of Pentecost God’s Voice Creates and God’s Breath Hovers and Moves Over the Deep; God Breathes Life into Adama; Go Forth and Multiply (Genesis 1) When the Shofar Sounds, God Speaks Through Cloud and Fire on Mt. Sinai, and...

Metaphors of Landscape –Preaching Tip for 4 June 2017

Metaphors of landscape should not be overlooked. For example, when Ezekiel is led by the Holy Spirit to the Valley of Dry Bones, what is the significance of the valley, as opposed to the significance of the mountain? In your scripture reading, are there rocks? Is...