Connections: Reimagining Evangelism – A Study Guide

Evangelism Connections is proud to present this all new ecumenical study guide entitled Connections: Reimagining Evangelism, intended not only for church leaders but all Christians and communities of faith interested in engaging in a deeper exploration of what it means to share the Gospel and our faith. This guide embodies the mission of Evangelism Connections as we […]

Evangelectionary for Sunday, April 10, 2016

Lectionary (Easter 3C): Acts 9:1-6, 7-20; Psalm 30; Revelation 5:11-14; John 21:1-19  Theme: Christ calls us beyond ourselves. Today’s scriptures address how and why we evangelize and reach out to others, and set the expectation that followers of Jesus will be challenged and stretched. Reflection: Excerpted from Taylor Burton-Edwards’ discussion of John 21 at www.gbod.org […]

Evangelectionary for July 27, 2014, Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

Texts: Genesis 29:15-28, Psalm 105:1-11, 45b, Romans 8:26-39, Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 Reflection: Over the years I have most frequently heard and read the words from Romans 8 at funeral services. Paul’s words are a powerful reminder to those of us left behind of the hope we have in and through Jesus Christ. Nothing, not even […]

Evangelectionary for July 20, 2014, Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

Texts: Genesis 28:10-19a, Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24, Romans 8:12-25, Matthew 13:24-30,36-43 Reflection: I was a competitive rower in high school and after college spent a year coaching the freshmen crew at my alma mater. During that time, my favorite t-shirt proclaimed, “Pain in temporary, pride is forever.” I grew up playing multiple sports, but never felt […]

Evangelectionary for July 13, 2014, Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

Texts: Genesis 25:19-34, Psalm 119:105-112, Romans 8:12-25, Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Thoughts on Romans Last week our text from Romans reminded us that we can never be “good enough” on our own. We need God’s grace. This week, Paul takes that thought a step further. We haven’t arrived once we’ve accepted God’s grace and love. In […]