If the debt doesn’t kill you… then the weight of expectations just might. Here’s what Jesus has to say about such a death. mercy and the spirit-crushing weight of debt Proper 19A | Matthew 18:21-35 So now this morning, we start with Peter’s response to this teaching. Remember, the teaching was very specific in methodology. […]
Now Jesus takes a completely different tack with his students. He tosses them a much harder parable, one that continues to haunt and confuse his most earnest followers today. Repair an unjust system, repair relationships Proper 20C | Luke 16:1-13 The full text and audio may be downloaded above.
We mistake our silos for safety. We hide in our bunkers and we think everybody else is hiding in their bunker. We make our friends into enemies and conspire to make ridiculous expectations and erroneous assumptions about them. That’s why we need to be awake. Because none of that division is true. Debt Forgiveness: How Jesus teaches […]