“The Pervasive God”

~ Matthew 13:31-33 ~ Today, two short and pithy parables. They are two in a string of parables Jesus has been telling the people to try to help them understand the nature of the kingdom of God. Jesus’ proclamation is that the kingdom of God has broken into human history … Read More

“Word of Welcome”

~ Matthew 10:40-42 ~ When you are bone-dry thirsty there is nothing like a cup of cold water.  And so, it is not surprising that Scripture is replete with images of a drink of water satisfying spiritual longing.  As the Psalmist says, “I thirst for you, O God, in a … Read More