Esther, David, James and Jesus walk into a church…

Next Sunday, many churches will reflect on some or all of these passages. Is there a common theme? I think there is. I’ll not reveal what I think it is, I usually do that annoying teacher thing and ask, “What do you think it is?” Esther 4:1-17; 7:1-10; 9:20-22 Esther uses her influence in EmperorContinue reading “Esther, David, James and Jesus walk into a church…”

Monday Morning Again …

A quick and necessarily brief look at next Sunday’s RCL texts before commuting to a three-day workshop on palliative care … Isaiah 50:4-9 What it is to know your way! The prophet (the one who speaks forth YHWH’s message) reflects on his task. From his waking moments, the message consumes him, resisting all distraction andContinue reading “Monday Morning Again …”