"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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Fifth Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 9:51-62 Commentary
by Marilyn Salmon
The gospel reading sounds more fitting for the liturgical season of Lent than post-Easter.
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1 Kings 19:15-16, 19-21 Commentary
by Steed Davidson
At first glance this passage appears as a story of how Elisha becomes a prophet and succeeds in Elijah's position.
2 Kings 2:1-2, 6-14 Commentary
by Samuel Giere
The story of Elijah's ascent into heaven by way of fiery horses and chariot on a heavenly whirlwind is a text with many boundary-crossings: the geographic crossing of the River Jordan, the passage of the ...
Psalm 16 Commentary
by Craig A. Satterlee
A Response to the First Reading
Galatians 5:1, 13-25 Commentary
by Elisabeth Johnson
Resisting the Yoke of Slavery
The Road to Jerusalem Starts Here
by David Lose
June 27, 2010
Dear Working Preacher,
Let's be honest with each other: something isn't working. Something in our preaching, or our leadership, or more generally in the way we do church. I suspect ...
Brainwave 123: Lectionary Texts for 27 June 2010
Join Profs. Karoline Lewis, David Lose and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost.