Since I typically post reflections on the Tuesday twelve days before the upcoming Sunday (which sounds a lot like how to find the date for Easter), my final essay will appear on May 23.
While I’m leaving the lectionary, I will continue writing on and about faith. More on that in a moment.
Back in 2007, when I wandered away from serving churches full-time, I kept my weekly habit of reading the lectionary to discern how it “spoke” to me. With a brew of pride, discipline, and humility, I hoped that whatever I digitally tossed onto the web might be useful for others on their Christian journeys.
Why a break-up with the weekly Biblical readings?
2017 is the fortieth year of my ordination in the United Methodist Church. 2017 is also when I turn 65. Indeed, the day after my final lectionary posting will be my birthday.
I want to try something, well, (slightly) different. Continue reading →