Just Pray

Just Pray

The power structure in Jesus’ time was uneven, and in fact, stacked against a whole portion of the population. It was a flawed system that favored the rich and harmed the poor and marginalized. As the widow in the parable knew, it was only by perseverance and sheer...
A Place at the Table

A Place at the Table

At the beginning of each sermon in our current sermon series, The Parables of Jesus, we are invited to consider how we are being asked to live differently, both internally and externally, based on what that Sunday’s parable teaches us. One of the reasons Jesus’...

Courageous Truths

When I was preparing my Sunday school lesson for this past Sunday, I thought it would be a great idea to visually represent the significant events of Holy Week leading up to Easter Sunday in the form of a child-friendly calendar. Since the lesson was about Palm...
The Shrewd Manager

The Shrewd Manager

The master commended the dishonest manager because he had acted shrewdly. For the people of this world are more shrewd in dealing with their own kind than are the people of the light. I tell you, use worldly wealth to gain friends for yourselves, so that when it is...
The Give Away Jar

The Give Away Jar

Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much, and whoever is dishonest with very little will also be dishonest with much. So if you have not been trustworthy in handling worldly wealth, who will trust you with true riches? And if you have not...
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