September 17, 2017

Reading 2 Samuel 6: 1-5, 14-15 (NRSV) In today’s reading we enter a scene in David's story. David has just become king of ancient Israel and Judah so the ark of God must be carried toward the new capital, Jerusalem. Wherever the ark of God is, that is where people worship, even when the ark … Continue reading September 17, 2017

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July 16, 2017

Romans 1: 21-28; 1 Samuel 18: 1-4 (NRSV) A teacher friend described her history curriculum for high school students. Instead of teaching facts, the curriculum presents copies of original documents from multiple perspectives. The students are asked to think about what the facts might mean. Conclusions vary, depending on the mix of perspectives presented, and … Continue reading July 16, 2017