By the Rev. Dr. Helen Svoboda-Barber May only God’s word be spoken, and only God’s word be heard. This morning’s Gospel reading from the 10th chapter of Matthew is a rough, combative passage.It is a call to resistance and perseverance. It is a passage for a time such as this, June of 2020, as we … Continue reading Setting Down Privilege to Pick Up the Cross | June 21, 2020
Today’s gospel reading is Matthew 9:35-10:23. It begins with Jesus going to the surrounding cities and villages, proclaiming the good news and healing the sick. But there was too much work for him to do, so he commissioned his apostles, gave them power to heal, and sent them out to continue the work.