In our gospel reading the vineyard represents the people of Israel – this was a common reference during Jesus’ time. In fact this was directly invoking Isaiah 5: 1 Let me sing for my loved one (God) a love song for his vineyard (the people of Israel). In both our parable and in the Isaiah text the Landowner (God) has planted fruit. But there is a problem.
This past Sunday in The Journey at St. John’s UMC in Fort Mill, SC, was a special Sunday. Our friend, Tom Conlon, shared some beautiful music as part of the message during worship. Tom’s has a unique voice – I almost feel he could have been an R&B singer, or in a band like Maroon 5, if it weren’t for the fact that he writes the most amazing songs. Well anyway, Tom’s songs went perfect with the sermon Narcie delivered, and I thought I would share them all with you.