You Will Always Have the Poor…

John 12:1-11 "You will always have the poor with you..." How many times have I heard this line used as justification for accepting the prevalence of poverty and homelessness. When we cherry pick this (or any line from our sacred texts) we can justify a lot of terrible things. We can always find that one... Continue Reading →

Ya Gotta Get Out of the Boat

In the fourth chapter of Matthew  we are introduced to the first four disciples.  Simon (also known as Peter) and his brother Andrew are in their boat fishing when Jesus approaches them.  Likewise, James and John are in their boat, with their father Zebedee, mending their nets after a long day of fishing. We hear very... Continue Reading →

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