Notes on Stewardship from Hell

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November 19, 2017
Rev. Benjamin Perkins
Readings: Psalm 123 and Matthew 25:14-30

The Parable of the Talents, found in Matthew 25:14-30 is, without a doubt, a difficult read!  On the face of it, it appears to be a story about gifts and how we use them in the world to produce yield.  Those to whom much is given, much is expected. Yet there’s something amiss in a traditional reading, something that those on the margins likely sense–injustice and exploitation.  Thus, to step into this parable begs the question:  where is God?  And the answer to that question is the core of my sermon titled “Notes on Stewardship from Hell.”  Please join me for what I hope to be a thought-provoking exploration!

-Ben

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