The parable of the three stewards is meant to teach a struggling Christian community how to live out their discipleship. It is about what each one of us is prepared to risk for the sake of Gospel. … More What are you prepared to risk?
We carry on Jesus’ mission of transforming the world by spreading the kingdom of God in our daily lives. Many times, we carry on the vision of those saints who have gone before us, and we make it our own so it will continue to be carried into the future. We honor God, we honor each other, and we honor the lives of those who came before us when we live out the Christian mission. … More For All the Saints
“[This book] is a look at Jesus, as he appears in the Gospels through the lens of my education, experience, prayer, and most recently a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. And through the lens of faith.” … More BOOK REVIEW – Jesus: A Pilgrimage
“Give to the emperor what is the emperor’s” is too often used as a proof text to demand obedience to empire and government. However, the text of the narrative reveals this to be a dangerous misreading. Indeed, instead of acquiescing to empire, Jesus beckons us to find the image of God stamped on us and on others and then to let that image dictate who we are and how we act. … More Bear the Image of God
Jesus sets up the story, and he prepares us for the punchline; but, instead of delivering, Jesus ends the story by asking a question to the listeners, the chief priests and Pharisees. It is the listeners who offer the end of the story. Or, at least, that is what it seems. … More Parable without an End
God as authored our lives and has authorized each of us to go into the vineyard. That means that each one of us has authority – a unique authority given to us by God to be exercised on behalf of the world. … More Are you going into the vineyard?