- Oct 25, 2022
Warning: This Parable is a Trap
Some parables should come with warning labels: Watch out, this parable is a trap. At first glance the parable we just heard has a...
- Sep 16, 2022
Who are you going to serve?
“You cannot serve God and wealth.” That’s the conclusion of today’s gospel. So what do you think? Is it true? Not everyone thinks so....
- Jul 8, 2022
A Very Bad Question
What must I do to live? That is the first question the lawyer poses to Jesus in today’s gospel. It’s a good question. What is the...
- Nov 6, 2020
Stuff matters. I like that. I like living in a world where stuff matters. Where if I put in the extra effort, I can get an A on that...
- Oct 2, 2020
What Will He Do?
“When the owner of the vineyard comes, what will he do?” Now that’s a good question. Where there is injustice, where there is oppression,...
- Sep 25, 2020
Change Your Mind
“Even after you saw it, you did not change your minds.” God wants us to change our minds. And that’s a problem. Because we don’t like to
- Jul 24, 2020
If you were here last Sunday you might recall that we took two of our readings, the story of Jacob the cheat, and Jesus’ parable of the...
- Oct 23, 2019
Living in the Now and Not Yet
It started with a question. “When is the kingdom of God coming?” When will God make things right? Because we’re not ok. We’ve been...
- Sep 21, 2019
“No one can serve two masters; you cannot serve God and wealth.” That’s the conclusion of today’s gospel. And if our reading and...
- Jul 28, 2017
The kingdom of God is like ...
A friend of mine is on a bicycle trip. Not just any bicycle trip. No, she is on a solo, around the world bicycle trip. At this very...