Sure, this is an absolutely absurd approach to reading scripture, and yet it has the potential to highlight a word that is often overlooked and underappreciated.
The gospel lesson assigned for today’s Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist has one of my favorite scripture moments.
I am delighted to be celebrating the Feast day of Luke the Evangelist. You see, Luke and I have been traveling closely lately. Along with the fact that it is his turn in the lectionary, I’m also currently writing a curriculum for the families at my school studying his gospel.
Several years ago the church I currently serve decided to end their Wednesday healing service, opting instead to add healing prayers to the Sunday morning […]
If I turn to God to breathe life into my year, it will be more extraordinary than anything I can plan.
Unlike the other gospelwriters, Luke includes the events surrounding and supporting the birth of Christ.
I am moved by the willing courage of a young person saying yes to God’s adventure. And I’m grateful for Mary, still bearing God to us.
The musical’s haunting refrain inspires my gratitude for St. Luke’s ministry of storytelling.
It’s hard for children to let go of baby blankets. It’s even harder for us adults to let go of security addictions or habits and leap fully into the hands of God.