September 25, 2022
The story of Joseph being sold into slavery is a tragic one. Some many people could have done something differently to avoid the situation.
Pastor Rob focuses on the lack of courage in the story, specifically in the person of Reuben. It is easy to talk about relationships and character, but then come the moments of real test and challenge.
Turns out that “growing loving relationship with Jesus and each other” (St. Paul’s mission statement) requires courage in the face of sin, death and broken relationships.
The image comes from a University of Michigan website on caring giving for someone who is dying.