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Archive for July 2017

What are some disruptive forces you’ve experienced in your life? In today’s reading from Matthew 13, Jesus talks about the disruptive forces of the Kingdom of Heaven through a series of parables. How has the disruptive force of the Kingdom of Heaven impacted us today? How are we responding to the seeds of faith planted in us by God?

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In part two of Matthew’s Gospel reading for this week, we hear another parable about weeds and wheat, but this time Jesus talks about evil. Pastor Paul asks how we can respond. Listen for one possible answer.

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Jesus tells the parable about a sower sowing seeds. It’s a quick step to understand God’s reckless and abundant grace in the sower who spreads seed everywhere, but what about our role? Pastor Paul uses some lawn care and gardening metaphors to connect the story to our own faith life.

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Expectations and Yokes

What expectations do we have of God? What expectations do we have of Jesus? This week we look at expectations and what it means to take on that yoke Jesus offers in our reading from the 11th chapter of Matthew’s Gospel.

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