Feed My Sheep

John 21:1-17 (NRSV) O.K. Show of hands. How many of you enjoy fishing? O.K. Of those who have their hands up, how many would call themselves avid fishermen? Great. And is there anyone here who fishes professionally? O.K. Thanks. I don’t usually come right out and ask,...

A Discerning Mind, A Wise Heart

First Kings 3:5-12 (Common English Bible) One of the wonderful moments in the play, Fiddler on the Roof, is when the father, Tevya, begins singing about how he wishes he were rich. What would be the harm, he wonders, if God would just bend the vast cosmic order a tiny...