Proclaiming the Kingdom – Parables of Luke week 5


Session 5 – The Shortest Distance, the Widest Gap

Who is the neighbor outside your gate? (Luke 16:19-31)

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Please read or listen to the scripture before moving on to the commentary and questions.

The scripture passage

Read Luke 16:19-31

or listen to it. The reader is Lou Houck from St. Boniface, Comfort.

Commentary and questions for reflection

from the Rev. Dr. Jane Patterson

Read The Shortest Distance, the Widest Gap


or listen

Reflection response (video): Each summer, Church of Reconciliation in San Antonio offers a Summer Enrichment Program for neighborhood children who attend Serna Elementary School. Joy McGaugh, director of the summer program, talks about what it means to serve the neighbor outside your gate.

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