Jonah, Nineveh, Sermon, Jonah 3:10-4:11

We Are Nineveh – A Sermon On Jonah 3:10-4:11

Jonah has finally arrived at Nineveh. It’s a city so large it will take him three days to walk across it. Going a day’s walk into the city he cried out, “Forty days more, and Nineveh shall be overthrown!”

What do you hear in his words? What do you imagine Jonah might be thinking and feeling? Let me tell you some of the things I wonder about as I hear his words. Continue reading We Are Nineveh – A Sermon On Jonah 3:10-4:11

Grace in a Wage Based World – A Sermon on Matthew 20:1-16, Proper 20A

The collect and reading for today may be found here. The appointed gospel is Matthew 20:1-16. Jesus said, “The kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard. After agreeing with the laborers for the usual daily wage, he sent them into his vineyard. When he went out about nine o’clock, he saw others … Continue reading Grace in a Wage Based World – A Sermon on Matthew 20:1-16, Proper 20A