New lectionary reflection online

Melissa Engle/MCC

Paul Heidebrecht of MCC’s Ottawa Office reflects on the parable of the talents:

As a resident of a wealthy country in the global North, I am most inclined to relate to the slave who was entrusted with five—rather than one or two—talents in this week’s text from Matthew. After all, I am part of a nation that possesses a disproportionate share of the planet’s resources. And I also like to think of myself as possessing virtues such as creativity, industriousness, and responsibility that would enable me to multiply whatever is entrusted to me...

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