It took a year to read the Bible, then almost 9 months to read the Apocrypha. Now, I'm going to try to offer reflections on the Narrative Lectionary. But, I won't be posting daily--at least, for a while.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

A Light to the Nations, Reflection on Isaiah 49:1-7; Psalm 71:1-14, Tuesday of Holy Week, April 3, 2012

How is your evangelism project doing? How has the world changed for the better because you are living your life according to principles that you have learned from God's Word?

Isaiah had been a prophet long enough to have learned disappointment. God did not let him give up. Instead, God expanded his job description: "You've been trying to do too little to too few."

St. Luke's UMC in Memphis is engaged in a congregation-wide study of how to go about radical hospitality. One of the resources we are using is Stephanie Spellers' book, Radical Welcome. An online companion to the book can be found at

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