Matthew 20:1-16 “God’s Economics” Jesus has an irritating habit of taking the systems of the world and smashing them to bits. In the parable we just heard, indeed in nearly every parable that Jesus teaches, we are left trying to reconcile how we understand the world with the world that Jesus is pointing us […]
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Psalm 26 “Six Months” Today we are marking another anniversary in this strange year. This week marks six months since we last gathered together as a worshipping community. Six months of trying to figure out online worship, me struggling with earbuds and the sanctuary Wi-Fi. Six months of Zoom calls, which have gone well […]
Matthew 15:21-28 “Crumbs” $43.02. Forty-three dollars and two cents. That’s all. Undoubtedly there are some who are listening right now who have that amount of cash in their wallets as I speak. It’s cash on hand, change even, for most of us. In fact, just recently I needed to break a $50 bill. It […]
Matthew 14:22-33 “The Time In-Between” “He went up the mountain by himself to pray.” Just half a verse, easily missed. Jesus sent his disciples away, literally put them in a boat so they couldn’t interrupt him, and headed to the mountains to be alone with God, if just for one night. This moment of self-care is […]
Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 “To Seek” A mustard seed; yeast mixed in flour; a hidden treasure; a pearl; good fish…the Kingdom of Heaven is like… In this extraordinary series of parables, one right after another, Jesus is attempting to describe to the people what the Kingdom of Heaven is like and how it exists. He uses parables because […]