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Read Together UMCNA Week 42

Read Together UMCNA Week 42

October 15, 2019
Our day-to-day struggles change in different stages of our lives. This week, Sarah Harbarger ponders one of the issues teens face these days, and how turning to Scripture can give us direction.
Read Together UMCNA Week 41

Read Together UMCNA Week 41

October 10, 2019

Rev. Ben James believes that the elements of popular epic fantasy stories can also be found in the story of Jesus Christ—which is an epic story but not a fantasy!

 
Read Together UMCNA Week 40

Read Together UMCNA Week 40

October 8, 2019

In this week's reading, we are reminded that Jesus said "let the children come to me." Rebecca Morris of the United Methodist Children's Home shares her thoughts on bringing children to Jesus. And not just our own children...but all the children in our lives.

Read Together UMCNA Week 39

Read Together UMCNA Week 39

September 24, 2019
Do your eyes just pass over the genealogy verses in Matthew? Who can pronounce all those names, anyway? Well... read back over them and consider that there are some characters in that list who are just as wacky as your craziest cousins. Reverend Sally Allocca shares some thoughts about Jesus' family tree.
Read Together UMCNA Week 38

Read Together UMCNA Week 38

September 17, 2019

Well readers, this week we are at the end of the Old Testament. Do you feel a sense of accomplishment about that? Rev. Judy Shepherd points out that while we have completed something, we also need to be aware of starting something new.

Read Together UMCNA Week 37

Read Together UMCNA Week 37

September 10, 2019

This week's Scripture includes a story of God's call in one book, and instructions for responding to God's call in another. Deaconess Judy Poole ties those together and shares some insights about responding to the sometimes difficult call to serve.

Read Together UMCNA Week 36

Read Together UMCNA Week 36

September 4, 2019

History—not everyone loves to study it. But in order to understand the text we're reading this week, we need to think about things that happened before. Rev. Emily Nelms Chastain, a history lover, helps us with that in this week's podcast.

Read Together UMCNA Week 35

Read Together UMCNA Week 35

August 27, 2019
Did this week's reading list make you think about time? Is God the author of your past, your present, your future? Listen as Don Johnson shares his interpretation of time in reading the book of Daniel, as we continue to make our way through the prophets.
 
 
 
Read Together UMCNA Week 34

Read Together UMCNA Week 34

August 20, 2019

We often hear God referred to as a sovereign God. What does that mean to us? What should that mean to us? Johnny Frazier helps us understand the nature of our sovereign God in this week's episode.

Read Together UMCNA Week 33

Read Together UMCNA Week 33

August 14, 2019

We're often warned to be careful what we eat. Listen as Rev. Sarah Smoot reminds us to watch out for what we don't eat. We might be missing out on a taste of honey.