Ten Is Not Enough

The Rev. Scott Trotter Proper 23A Exodus 32:1-14; Psalm 106:1-6, 19-23; Philippians 4:1-9; Matthew 22:1-14 Apparently ten is not enough. Other than explanations, most of chapters 21–31 is God explaining how to put the Ten Commandments into daily use. God dictates it all to Moses. It takes a while. It’s hard to write on stone. The Hebrews get themselves in … Read More

The Angry King

The Rev. Mary Vano St. Margaret’s, Little Rock October 9, 2011 Proper 23A Matthew 22:1-14 Upon reading this parable today, I wondered whether Jesus had recently been a part of a wedding party. I mean, I don’t know about Jesus, but weddings have been known to make me a little grumpy! As much as they are supposed to be about … Read More

A Letter from Death Row

The Rev. Lowell E. Grisham, Rector St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Fayetteville, Ark. October 12, 2011 17 Pentecost Proper 23, Year A, Track 1 (Philippians 4:1-9) – My brothers and sisters, whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm in the Lord in this way, my beloved. I urge Euodia and I urge Syntyche to be of … Read More