October 2, 2016 — Scripture Reading: Luke 17:5-10 — How much faith is enough? That’s one of the questions underlying our text today.  According to the gospel of Luke, the life of discipleship is challenging.  It is not easy to follow Jesus. Our reading begins with the disciples’ heartfelt cry:  “Increase our faith!” So how…

The shrewd manager

September 18, 2016 Scripture Reading: Luke 16:1-13 Apparently St Augustine said of the parable of the shrewd manager, “I can’t believe this story came from the lips of our Lord.” 1600 years later and we still don’t like this story! A friend of mine once preached a sermon series on peculiar stories in the Bible….