So it is jarring to me when one woman plunks herself down at Jesus’ feet and just sits there listening. It was jarring then and it’s jarring today, not so much anymore because a woman is sitting where the men are supposed to be, but just because anyone is sitting down and listening.
Monday, July 22, 2019
Sunday, July 14, 2019
That’s what a parable does – it’s an imaginative story which illuminates reality, getting around our own mental barriers to cut to the heart of the matter. We are not told, you should do this; we are shown what reality is and who we are to be.
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
When we speak of the word, ‘call,’ in the church, we most often are talking about a ‘call’ to the ministry. But I can think of at least three ways we can speak of the calling of a Christian.