Rev. Seli engages with a couple of Banquet parables (Luke 14:7-14; Matthew 22: 1-14) and wonders what might be going on beyond a simple "decoding" of the story. Does it matter that we come to the banquet?
Rev. Norm Seli wonders about the 10 Lepers that Jesus healed; especially the one that returned praising God. (Luke 17: 11-19). What does this story tells about God - what does it tell us about us? What does it have to do with Thanksgiving?
Rev. Seli engages with the parable of the Vineyard Workers (Matthew 20:1-16) and wonders about the Kingdom of God... He might tick you off.
Rev. Evan Smith wonders about the implications of Paul referring to some people as weaker in faith due to the customs and rituals (Romans 4: 1-12) and ties it to the relationship between Indigenous peoples of Turtle Island and the settlers who create Canada. She preaches on Common Ground and the hope for forgiveness and reconciliation.
Wondering a little bit about Taylor Swift's latest single "Look What You Made Me Do" but mostly engaging with Pslam 149 and Jesus' advice on dealing with trouble makers (Matthew 18:15ff) - Rev. Norm Seli considers the Us/Them construct and its' place in God's vision for the world.
Rev. Norm Seli wonders what would happen if Jesus showed up in his life (our lives) and asked - "Who do you say that I am?"
Rev. Norm Seli reflects on the story from Matthew's Gospel of Jesus' walking on water... and Peter giving it try as well. Spoiler alert - he sank.
Rev. Norm Seli engages the story of Jesus feeding the 5000+ from Matthew's Gospel (Matt 14) and wonders if we've been reading it correctly all these years?