“When all you can see are the weeds…”

He put before them another parable: ‘The kingdom of heaven may be compared to someone who sowed good seed in his field; but while everybody was asleep, an enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat, and then went away. So when the plants came up and bore grain, then the weeds appeared as well.…

Wheat and Weeds: The Strange Patience of Christians

In our journey through Matthew`s Gospel we`ve been reflecting on several of the Parables which Jesus told. Last week you might recall we were presented with the Parable of the Sower. This morning we heard what`s sometimes called the Parable of the wheat and the weeds. (Matthew 13.24-30, 36-43) My invitation to you last week…

`Missional Anxiety` and the gift of Patience

“Are we nearly there yet?” It`s the question often heard from the back seat of the car during one of those journeys that seem to take forever.…..In my experience it ranks alongside going into the kitchen and asking, “Mum, what`s for tea?” And you get the reply ”Wait and see!”. I don`t know about you…