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Preaching Peace, Near and Far

March 13, 2020 DAILY READINGS Psalm 95 Exodus 16:9-21 Ephesians 2:11-22 FIELD NOTES As a former English teacher, I am always bothered when casual readers of Robert Frost’s poem “Mending…


I Want To Be More Like Jesus

March 12, 2020 DAILY READINGS Psalm 95 Exodus 16:1-8 Colossians 1:15-23 FIELD NOTES Today’s readings begin with Psalm 95, a call for us to worship joyfully the Rock of our…


I Want To Be More Loving

March 11, 2020 DAILY READINGS Psalm 128 Ezekiel 36:22-32 John 7:53-8:11 FIELD NOTES Several times in the Gospels, Jesus is accused of not living up to the law of Moses….


I Want To Be More Holy

March 10, 2020 DAILY READINGS Psalm 128 Isaiah 65:17-25 Romans 4:6-13 FIELD NOTES Isaiah 65 asks us to imagine God’s new creation, where infants thrive and grow up in God’s…



March 9, 2020 DAILY READINGS This weekend’s reading: Job 19:13-25 Read the psalm aloud with expression and feeling. How does this psalm compare to the way you pray when you feel…


The Light

March 7, 2020 DAILY READINGS 36 While you have the light, believe in the light, so that you may become children of light. John 12:27-36 This weekend’s reading: Job 2:11-13 FIELD…


Past Failures Do Not Determine Future Success

March 6, 2020 DAILY READINGS Exodus 6: 1-13This weekend’s reading: Job 2:11-13 FIELD NOTES Our story today opens with God declaring: Now you shall see what I will do to…


I Will

March 5, 2020 DAILY READINGS Psalm 91This weekend’s reading:Job 2:11-13 FIELD NOTES One of the lessons I learn every Lent is the power of letting God be God. Of course,…


What God Is Like

March 4, 2020 DAILY READINGS Joel 2:1-2, 12-17This weekend’s reading:Job 2:11-13 FIELD NOTES Last week was Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, which is a penitential season.  Penance is a…


Stirred Hearts, Willing Spirits

March 2, 2020 DAILY READINGS Exodus 35:1-29This weekend’s reading:Job 2:11-13 FIELD NOTES After 400 years of slavery in Egypt, the Israelites are being led into freedom and a new kind…