It was a bit of a surprise to most of the members of the Thursday morning Midrash Bible study group that met about six weeks ago, to discover that this very familiar parable is actually one of triplets – one of three stories.
I am hungry. I had breakfast. I don’t mean that. I’m hungry in my soul. As the world has turned this week; white supremacist terrorism in New Zealand, so far away, yet touching the lives of people we know and love
Friends, it’s been seven years we’ve journeyed together with me as your Minister of Word and Sacrament; and each year my gratitude deepens to be part of a community where it is our life together that inspires my task as preacher of these ancient words.