"Two Sons," James Janknegt. Used by permission from the artist.
Image © by James Janknegt. Artwork held in the Luther Seminary Fine Arts Collection, St. Paul, Minn.
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Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 18:9-14 Commentary
by David Lose
Paul Tillich, commenting on the Apostle Paul's assertion that the gospel is a stumbling block, once said that the danger is stumbling over the wrong thing.
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Jeremiah 14:7-10, 19-22 Commentary
by Sara Koenig
In 2003, cartoonist Bruce Eric Kaplan published a cartoon in The New Yorker that depicts God standing on a cloud, saying to a man standing in front of him, "I am big. It's the questions that got smaller." ...
Joel 2:23-32 Commentary
by Wil Gafney
The prophet Joel writes in response to an ecological disaster, a plague of locusts that exceeded their regular breeding and feeding cycles.
Psalm 84:1-7 Commentary
by Bobby Morris
Throughout life, we humans sometimes identify certain places or times as special.
2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18 Commentary
by Dirk G. Lange
What we have here recorded is Paul's own farewell discourse.
October 24, 2010
Dear Working Preacher,
There's a tragedy unfolding in this week's gospel reading that's easy to miss. It's a tragedy that doesn't occur only among the characters of the parable ...
Brainwave 140: Lectionary Texts for 24th of October 2010
Join Profs. Karoline Lewis, David Lose, and Matt Skinner,for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for the Twenty Second Sunday after Pentecost.