Love breaks down the market forces that turn everything and everyone into a commodity. By love we adopt one another into our families, into our hearts. We invest without concern for return on investment, so that when love’s dividends are finally paid we are glad to immediately give them away, reinvesting them in one another.
Texts: Jeremiah 23:1-6 + Psalm 46 + Colossians 1:11-20 + Luke 23:33-43 My sister was six years old when my family adopted her from Thailand. For six years she’d eaten Thai food, watched Thai television, played with Thai children, and — most importantly — spoken Thai. Imagine yourself at age six: how much you’d already … Continue reading Sermon: Sunday, November 24, 2013: Reign of Christ