Devotional: Maundy Thursday

March 24, 2016 Morning Prayer Readings: Psalm 102, Lamentations 2:10-18; 1 Corinthians 10:14-17,11:27-32; Mark 14:12-25 Christ’s passion, death, and resurrection—what we call the Paschal Mystery—it’s a sweeping, epic story. We enter it...

Devotional: Wednesday in Holy Week

March 23, 2016 Morning Office Readings: Psalm 155; Lamentations 2:1-9; 2 Corinthians 1:23-2:11, Mark 12:1-11 Yesterday I was honored to be the guest preacher at First Methodist for one of their Holy Week...

Devotional: Tuesday in Holy Week

March 22, 2016 Morning Office Readings: Psalms 6, 12; Lamentations 1:17-22; 2 Corinthians 1:8-22; Mark 11:27-33 Psalm 12 is a community lament.  The gathered worshippers are asking God for help...

Devotional: Monday in Holy Week

March 21, 2016 Morning Office Readings: Psalm 51; Lamentations 1:1-2,6-12; 2 Corinthians 1:1-7; Mark 11:12-25 It’s no lie; thinking about Holy Week is never on my mind until Good Friday,...

Lenten Devotional: Friday in Lent 5

March 18, 2016 Morning Office Readings: Psalm 22; Exodus 9:13-35; 2 Corinthians 4:1-12; Mark 10:32-45 When I read the story of Moses stretching out his arms and God sending thunder,...

Lenten Devotional: Thursday in Lent 5

March 17, 2016 Morning Prayer Readings: Psalms 131-133; Exodus 7:25-8:19; 2 Corinthians 3:7-18; Mark 10:17-31 Seders at my grandparents’ house were never a fancy affair. We usually were down in the unfinished...