Speakers:Carol Cavin-DillonTopics:Children's moment, Sermon, Sunday service
This may be among the most difficult of Jesus’ parables for us to accept because in our minds those who do more work should receive more pay. It’s only fair. That the laborers who have worked all day complain about compensation is not at all surprising to us. But Jesus frequently seeks to shock his listeners to a new way of thinking. What does this new idea of “fairness” say about our own relationship to God?