Luke & Acts Resources

BULLETIN INSERTS & OTHER RESOURCES 5.5 x 8.5-inch (half-page) bulletin inserts for the Big Read and Becoming Beloved Community Request Big Read bookmarks with reading schedule BOOKS A...

Luke 16:19-31 No Better Crucible

Now that we’re fully convinced of our need for grace and our utter inability to follow Christ without God’s aid, we are given a...

Luke 7:1-35 Faith and Repentance

The centurion is a man of faith.  He is able to trust, and trust blindly.  He hasn’t even met Jesus, but he trusts that...

Luke 12:22-59 Consider the Lilies of the Field

“Consider the lilies of the field,” I told her as she sat in my office, agonizing about grad school. She was a college senior,...

Luke & Acts and the Beloved Community

An angel appears to shepherds in a field and declares, “I bring you tidings of great joy!” A woman washes Jesus’ feet with her...

Luke 16:1-18 Eternal Habitations

I was sitting with other clergy in a Bible Study, and we were arguing about this passage.  After awhile I became indifferent to the...

Luke 8:1-25 Being the Good Soil

The Parable of the Sower is the first parable in Luke’s Gospel, and includes a handy teaching on the very nature of parables and...

Luke 12:1-22 Is there a place for fear in my faith?

When Jesus tells us that we should be afraid, what is it that we should fear?  “Fear him who, after he has killed, has...

Luke 2:1-21 Divinity Entangled with Humanity

The Gospels claim, and Christians believe, that divinity is entangled with humanity.  The evangelists go even further. When Jesus talks about the Kingdom of...

Luke 19:28-48 Oppression and Transformation

There’s a very real way in which Jesus’ actions as he enters Jerusalem are political theater.  He stages an entrance that is very similar...