The Grace of Accounting for our Life, A Sermon on Luke 16:1-13

Most commentaries or sermons about today’s gospel, the parable of the unjust steward (Luke 16:1-13; Proper 20, Year C), either begin with or quickly make the point that is it just a strange and difficult text; and it is. It doesn’t make sense. A dishonest employee is commended by his boss? That’s not how we want the world to be. That’s not what we teach … Continue reading The Grace of Accounting for our Life, A Sermon on Luke 16:1-13

A Life Well Squandered – Luke 16:1-13

The collect and readings for the Seventeenth Sunday After Pentecost, Proper 20C,  may be found here. The gospel is Luke 16:1-13. Then Jesus said to the disciples, “There was a rich man who had a manager, and charges were brought to him that this man was squandering his property. 2So he summoned him and said to him, ‘What is this that I hear about you? Give … Continue reading A Life Well Squandered – Luke 16:1-13