Weeds, Wheat, & Yeast
“I gotta say: I really hate it when one of Jesus’ stories ends with evildoers getting thrown into fire. Don’t get me wrong, I dislike ‘evildoers’ as much as the next person, but burning them alive seems a little extreme…” Pastor Megan dives into some challenging parables, searching desperately for some good news, and wondering what each parable might contribute to our composite image of God’s kin-dom, as revealed in Jesus’ many, varied, and mystifying stories.
Megan M Ramer
Narrative Lectionary – Year 1
- Response song: “Spit and Dirt” from the album “Songs of Contemplation for Activists and Christians,” written and composed by Rachael Weasley, (c)2015.
- Photo by Kai Pilger on Unsplash.