In the Meantime, Part Two

  23rd Sunday after Pentecost November 16, 2014 Matthew 25:14-30   This is the second parable in a series of three that we hear from Jesus just before his arrest.   In the chapter before this, Jesus’ disciples have been admiring the temple, it’s golden stones and it’s permanence. But Jesus warns them that such permanence […]

Living in Two Worlds

  The Feast of All Saints’ November 2, 2014 Revelation 7:8-17   9After this I looked, and there was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, robed in white, with palm branches in their hands. 10They […]

Whose Image

19th Sunday after Pentecost October 19, 2014 Matthew 22: 15-22   Thanks to those ancient church fathers who gave us this lectionary text for today. On a day when we see Jesus put on the spot about loyalties to civil authorities or God, we are surrounded by the work of hands that represents the work […]