February 2020

In today’s reading from Deuteronomy we are called to choose life by loving and obeying God. Much of today’s gospel reading echoes portions of the Ten Commandments. Jesus’ instructions to the crowd reveal a pattern of behavior that honors both God and the neighbor, resulting...

Age-Old Infighting In our Gospel today (Matthew 5:13-20), Jesus calls us to dedicate ourselves to be salt and light in the world, in order to witness to the kingdom of God in our midst.  As we think of our own flavor and illumination that we bring...

We focus this RIC Sunday asking the question, "How do we advocate for our marginalized siblings and those who are the most vulnerable in the room?" It is a service to set our hearts and eyes to God, asking for grace and forgiveness, leading us...

The Kingdom has Come Near The Beatitudes (Matthew 5:1-12) form the beginning of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, Jesus’ first sermon. And what a sermon it is! Remember how Matthew has structured his telling of the Gospel...