M or F

Reading: Matthew 19:1-6 “… At the beginning the Creator ‘made them male and female’” (v.4). Some years ago, my work had been in the context of facilitating projects that addressed poverty in developing countries.  Part of it was operating the concept of WID—women in development, and when it was no longer politically correct, GAD—gender and…

Settling accounts

Reading: Matthew 18:21-35 “Therefore, the kingdom of heaven is like a king who wanted to settle accounts with his servants” (v.23). “Then the master called the servant in.  ‘You wicked servant,’ he said, ‘I cancelled all that debt of yours because you begged me to.  Shouldn’t you have had mercy on your fellow-servant just as…

Guardian angels??

  Reading: Matthew 18:10-11 “See that you do not look down on one of these little ones.  For I tell you that their angels in heaven always see the face of my Father in heaven.” I used to think of “guardian angels” as a myth—because I never heard them taught in Sunday School and in…