Monthly Archives: July 2014

IN TRAINING

Matthew places us as readers in the shoes of the disciples. Caught between the old and the new, between the ways in which God has worked in the past, how do we discern the reign of God anew? It seems … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Kingdom of Heaven

The Kingdom of heaven is something one can see, but also a reality that comes in God’s time, not ours. Reading Jesus’ parables of the Kingdom of heaven, as described by Matthew, I am reminded of popcorn over heat with … Continue reading

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Yoked Together! Now What?

Jesus I imagine as very frustrated. He, as we used to hear growing up, “is on short fuse.” Matthew identifies several reasons for this that not only happened to Jesus, but also to those of us who follow, trust Jesus … Continue reading

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“Listen Up!”

You can be both hard to hear and hard of hearing. In fact the latter can lead to the former. Sometimes hearing aids are not a remedy. This is certainly the reality that Matthew shares with us as he shares … Continue reading

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