Let me tell you a peculiar story of Jesus, that very few long to hear. It might be my favorite of all.
It’s called the parable of “The Dishonest Manager” and it’s found in Luke 16:1-9. Look in your version, some anxious translators call him “shrewd” for propriety’s sake; seems a little softer. Many claim the story continues through verse 13, but it doesn’t. This is just scrambling to try to lessen the blow by including other, more conventional (but unrelated) teachings on money. It should stand alone. Continue reading