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Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for April 30, 2017 Third Sunday of Easter THE READINGS First Reading: Acts 2:14a, 36-41 14 But Peter, standing with the eleven, raised his voice and addressed them . . . 36 Therefore let the entire house of Israel know with certainty that God […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for April 23, 2017 Second Sunday of Easter THE READINGS First Reading: Acts 2:14a, 22-32 14 But Peter, standing with the eleven, raised his voice and addressed them. . . . “You that are Israelites, listen to what I have to say: Jesus of […]

The Reverend Canon Ken Malcolm

A World Turned Upside Down

On Tuesday April 11 of Holy Week 2006, my youngest son was born. This Tuesday, we again celebrated his birthday during Holy Week, remembering that beautiful day 11 years ago when our world turned upside down. After opening presents and playing with his new Amazon Echo, laughing as we asked it silly questions and laughing […]

Lent is a Journey; Life is a Journey

Death is strong: It has the power to deprive us of the gift of life. Love is strong: It has the power to restore us To the exercise of a better life. The love with which Christ is loved by us Is itself strong as death, Since it is a kind of death, Being the […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for April 16, 2017 Easter Sunday THE READINGS   First Reading: Acts 10:34-43 or Jeremiah 31:1-6 34 Then Peter began to speak to them: “I truly understand that God shows no partiality, 35 but in every nation anyone who fears him and does what […]