September 29, 2019

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Heilsgeschichte. I don’t have a very good German accent. But that German word points us to something that’s very important in theology, especially modern theology. It’s a word that means […]
September 22, 2019

Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

There’s an old saying that goes that at the dinner table there are two things you can never talk about: religion and politics. I was once sitting at a table […]
September 15, 2019

Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

What is the greatest good? It might seem like a pretty simple question to ask and a pretty simple question to answer, but no one seems to agree on it. […]
September 8, 2019

Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Is it worth it? We answer that question many times a day in one form or another, one way or another. Sometimes it’s a question about big things, about life-changing […]
September 1, 2019

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

Something of interest, right here at the outset, that we would do well to notice: Jesus eats with Pharisees. We often hear how he eats with sinners and outcasts, but […]