There are many stories in the Bible that church-going folks know well. There are a few that everyone either knows or has heard something about. The story of the Good Samaritan is one of those stories. By the way, the “everyone” in the statement above really means, “those in a Western or Western-influenced context.” The […]
The neighbours have moved
Neighbours, we all have them. Sometimes we get along with them, sometimes we don’t. Our current culture frequently has us living next door to people for years and never even knowing their name. Most of us have had an example or two of what it means to be a neighbour, one of the most famous […]
Who is my neighbour?
Today’s Gospel lesson includes one of the best known stories in the Bible; the story of the Good Samaritan. At its heart this story is one of inclusion. The story begins with someone, a lawyer, asking Jesus how to inherit eternal life. Jesus asks how the lawyer thinks it works. The lawyer says to love […]