When Jesus was visiting the home of a Pharisee named Simon a woman washed His feet with her tears, kissed them, and poured perfume on them. Simon was repulsed and referred to her as “[that] kind of woman” and a “sinner.” Who do we most identify with in this story? I think most church people identify with the Pharisee and for this I have a theory.
We live in an increasingly fractured society. We have broken relationships with our parents, with our children, with our friends, and with our spouses. If we aren’t intentional we can find ourselves losing relationships with the ones we love the most. Continue reading