It's important to note what Jesus does not say about the Roman coin.
Living by the Word
The parable of the wedding banquet is a horror story.
The Apostle Paul shows the struggle to transcend the architecture of ego.
Love has come into the world and is walking even now.
The work of advancing the kingdom doesn't translate into fair compensation as we understand it.
The failure to forgive disrupts, distorts, and degrades community.
At a #decolonizeLutheranism forum, I thought of Matthew 18.
Through Christ, God dances.
Not everyone knows who Jesus is. Do his disciples?
Give me your tired, your poor, those you consider dogs.
Both Elijah and Peter face a stark reality: fear.
I can’t fathom a God who isn’t personal—and personally accountable.
We can be joined by our suffering, not just separated.
We have forgotten how to dream the land.
The sower just seems to hope that the seeds will find the right kind of soil, while doing little to ensure that is the case.