A Million Canaries

How can we be both shrewd and innocent? Like a snake and a dove? Apparently it is possible because it’s part of the instructions Jesus gave to the twelve disciples as he sent them out to proclaim “the kingdom of heaven has come near.” (Matthew 10:7 CSB) The Message Bible puts it this way, “Jesus…

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Missing the Point

We’ve all had conversations with others who’ve missed the point. We’ve been the one missing the point in conversations. Hopefully, we’re willing and open enough to understand that we have something to learn from others. This story from the Bible shows how dangerous missing the point can be. The story is told in Matthew, Mark,…

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