Archive for September, 2011

Harvesting the grapes, sermon on Matthew 20:1-16

Are you frustrated? That parable from Matthew, I think it’s supposed to frustrate us.  We’re meant to be sitting there grumbling with the group of workers who were originally hired early in the morning. This story is supposed to irk us a bit, to make us pay attention. I mean, here is this landowner who […]

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Labor Day sermon

It’s Labor Day weekend, so I thought it would be appropriate to talk a bit about work this morning.  Most folks have some kind of work that fills their days, whether you’re getting paid or in school, whether you’re taking care of family members or out volunteering.  And I realize that for some this currently […]

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