Preaching the news

14 May 2017

Preaching the News for the Fifth Sunday of Easter, Cycle A

In health as in real estate, location is everything | Quote of the week | Fact of the week


Acts of the Apostles 6:1-7  Deacons are appointed to serve, while the apostles continue to preach.

Psalm 33:1-2, 4-5, 18-19 (22)  God’s kindness is sufficient to fill the earth with justice and right.

1 Peter 2:4-9  We are vital stones being built into a spiritual house founded on Christ.

John 14:1-12  The destination may be fuzzy, but the way is clear: Jesus our Lord.

In health as in real estate, location is everything

You are a "holy nation” the author of First Peter says this Sunday to members of the early church in Asia Minor. When it comes to being a “healthy nation,” however, much depends on where you happen to live.

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Quote of the week

“It’s dramatic. What we found is that the gap is enormous.”

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Fact of the week

Despite the disparities by region, life expectancy at birth increased by 5.3 years for both men and women overall—from 73.8 years to 79.1 years—between 1980 and 2014.

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