We look at the parable of the laborers in the field and talk about our cultural obsession with fairness. Jesus challenges us to stop worrying so much about who deserves what and begin to trust, instead, in the overwhelming generosity of God.
In the context of a discussion on sin in the church community, Peter asks Jesus how many times he should forgive – seven times? Jesus’ reply and the following parable challenge us to forgive indefinitely. We talk about the challenges of forgiveness and the calling that Jesus places on his disciples to forgive.
Derek Taylor takes the pulpit this week and leads us through the story of Jesus healing the daughter of the Canaanite woman. Derek explains how Jesus challenges the mental models of those around him, and encourages us to open ourselves up to having our mental models challenged by Jesus and others.