“How dare you?” This is what the religious authorities said to Jesus when he had the audacity to offer minsitry outside of the status quo, and it’s a question we all still answer today. How dare we offer grace today? Kris offers the Top 10 Secrets of Pastors in her discussion of Matthew 21:23-32. Links to some of the ideas included in the episode follow the soundcloud file just below.
The book which includes the 500 year rummage sale idea is Phyllis Tickle’s The Great Emergence, although you can probably also google the concept and find articles that summarize her main thesis.
“I am only one,
But still I am one.
I cannot do everything,
But still I can do something;
And because I cannot do everything,
I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.”
-Edward Everett Hale