A Homily – John 17:1 – 11 ©

The Gospel According to John – 2017.05.28     Getting it Wrong, Again   The writers of John’s Gospel reveal, once again, their fundamental misunderstanding of Jesus and mission.   The ministry of Jesus was centered on real people, living real lives, facing real hardship, in the real world.   His gaze was focused toward […]

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A Homily – John 14:1 – 12 ©

The Gospel According to John – 2017.05.14     Getting It The Gospels are replete with stories that depict the ignorance of Jesus’ twelve male disciples.   You them. They were human beings and like all of us they were flawed, confused, and ignorant.   Jesus even refers to Saint Peter as “Satan,” the enemy, […]

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A Homily – John 10:1 – 10 ©

The Gospel According to John – 2017.05.07     Getting it Wrong The writers of John’s gospel lived generations after Jesus. They lived in a period of time when the church itself was being persecuted. It was persecuted by the Roman State, it was in grave conflict with traditional Judaism, which stridently sought to differentiate […]

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