February 2023

  • The Parable of the Talents, Revisited

    The parable of the talents has always bothered me. If you’re not familiar with it, in Luke 19 Jesus tells the story of a nobleman who goes on a trip and gives ten of his servants, by my math, almost $500,000 each and tells them to do business with it until he gets back. One…

  • Praying for and Imagining God’s Kin-dom

    If we all keep praying “Thy kingdom come,” I believe it will change the way we respond to our world so we respond instead of react. And I hope it will lead to us participating in God’s work of bringing God’s good road closer.