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The Rt. Rev. Robert C. Wright

What's the Point?

Philippians 3:4-14

5th Sunday of Lent - Year C

March 17, 2013

The Rt. Rev. Robert Wright (TEC)

Rarely does the church admit mistakes. But since it's Lent, maybe we could. Maybe we could admit that we, the church, have domesticated Jesus. Made a milk cow out of a raging bull. Softened His call. Cheapened His grace. Made confusing His clarity. Worse of all, we've violated the eleventh commandment: Thou shall not make God boring! And if that is so, then, what has it cost Jesus? What has it cost the world and what has it cost us?

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