How do you respond to generosity? What about when someone demonstrates generous trust in you? The Gospel text for Sunday seems to create an interesting tension between generosity and fear. And, there should be tension.
Rather than read the parable to mine the identity of the master and the … Continue readingRead More
(Adapted and expanded from my Shaping Us Toward Monday piece for Snow Hill.)
We sometimes read the Scriptures through the lens we have been given. For instance, most of us read Matthew 1:18-25 and use Matthews lens for reading Isaiah 7:10-17. Before long we assume Isaiah was hoping … Continue readingRead More