I just completed designing this year’s bookmarks for the weekly lectionary readings.» Download my lectionary printable bookmarks in PDF format.
Why did I develop these bookmarks?
Most denominations have a regular schedule of what is read from the Bible in Sunday church services.… Read the rest
Downtown Chicago is home to the world’s highest chapel. The Chicago Temple skyscraper has a worship space at 400 feet above the ground.
Architecture critic Blair Kamin tweeted an image of the Chicago Temple. Highlighting rectangle is mine.
This church is across the street from one of my favorite public artworks, the Picasso.… Read the rest
Oops. The lectionary bookmarks I have up on this site had the wrong verses for the Catholic readings. This is now corrected, the updated bookmarks are available.
In the past I used catholic-resources.org for the Catholic list of lectionary verses.… Read the rest
Most Catholic and Lutheran churches follow the same schedule of Bible readings. To help you keep track, I made Bible bookmarks that list the entire schedule for the 1st reading, Psalm, 2nd reading, and Gospel.
Whenever I finish a meal before my 1-year-old and 4-year-old, I get out our family Bible, and read one of the week’s readings.… Read the rest
I love books with a ton of Bible verse references. The more verse references, the better.
While listening to the Thinking Fellows podcast episode, “The Reformation: Conclusions“, they touched on how Lutherans are great for basing their doctrine on Scripture alone.… Read the rest
Yesterday I finished my 2018-2019 lectionary bookmarks. I have five bookmarks; one for each of the readings: 1st reading, Psalm, Epistle, and Gospel reading (and one for the Alleluia).
Whenever my daughter and I have breakfast, I like to read to her the Bible verses for the upcoming Sunday.… Read the rest
Just for kicks, one of these days I want to do a deep study on the word “pity” in the Bible. Just for Mr. T’s sake.
For now, here is the frequency at which the word “pity” appears in various translations of the Bible:
30 times: KJV
33 times: NKVJ
43 times: NIV
41 times: ESV
28 times: NASB… Read the rest
His thoughts in text form:
Have you ever noticed that phrase people often say after disasters, “Our thoughts and prayers are with you?? I wonder sometimes what really are their Thoughts? And why don’t they pray? Maybe they don’t have Enough Time?… Read the rest
Joy is one of my favorite things. In fact, I’m a little overjoyed at how many blog posts on spudart.org I’ve written about joy!
What brings you joy
The simple joys of public art
Time shouts for joy
The meaning of joy
And so on (all the joy posts on spudart.org)… Read the rest
At the start of every?year, each person in my Bible study group sets goals for the year. We use the Personal Growth Plan (pdf) provided by Park Community Church’s small groups curriculum.
Spiritual goals are an odd thing for me. I’ve blogged about my struggle with the concept at length a few years ago.… Read the rest