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Sunday Soundbite for November 19, 2017

In our faith communities we’re challenged to find ways to discover the gifts each person has, and to discover how to put them at the service of the Kingdom.

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Sunday Soundbite for November 12, 2017

In today's Gospel reading Matthew warned his community that all of its members needed to be prepared for the Lord's eventual return.

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Sunday Soundbite for November 5, 2017

Jesus condemns those who do not practice what they preach; who forget that service in love is what leaders in the community must embody.

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Sunday Soundbite for October 29, 2017

In the Book of Exodus, God tells us that our conduct toward people who are vulnerable must be tempered by recalling our own human condition.

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Sunday Soundbite for October 22, 2017

Christians have an obligation to be good citizens. But God can and will call on us for a response which comes first.

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Sunday Soundbite for October 15, 2017

Jesus taught us how God gives sinners another chance. But we must take the Kingdom--and our participation in it--very seriously.

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Sunday Soundbite for October 8, 2017

In some versions of the Biblical stories, the very productivity of the vineyard stands for how God's people fail to make use of the care and nurturing God lavishes on us.

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Sunday Soundbite for October 1, 2017

The point our Lord wants to make is clear: those who sin can change. Sinners who repent are welcome in the Kingdom.

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Sunday Soundbite for September 24, 2017

Perhaps we're meant to delve deeper into what "fairness" means in human terms, so that we can understand it in God's terms.

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Sunday Soundbite for September 17, 2017

Perhaps we are quick to criticize Peter for his stinginess in forgiving. But how often would you or I forgive an offense from the same person?

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