This article expounds upon this week’s lectionary Gospel reading (The Parable of the Lost Sheep in Luke 15). Whenever this parable is expounded upon, we only ever seem to hear about the one sheep who is in the minority. It is right that the emphasis and focus should be there but what about the 99 and their sustenance, protection and security? Are they worth less than the one lost sheep?
A post explaining why I choose to refrain from calling the Scriptures of Israel the "Old Testament", and from calling the Christian Scriptures the "New Testament", as well as an unpacking of the fulfilment theology I personally hold to.