Blog Archives: October 2012

What Will Our Deacons Do?

October 11, 2012
Once upon a time, on a dark and stormy night, on a steep and dangerous mountain road called “the Bloody Way,” in an alley full of crags and caves, twists and turns, shadows and silence... These are not Jesus’ exact words, but this foreboding feeling pervades one of his most famous and provocative stories, The Good Samaritan (Luke 10). Check out The Miracle Maker / Ralph Fiennes version if you want to get a sense of the mood Jesus is narrating. We do well to reflect upon this story as we prepare to ordain our deacons on December 16, ...