April 9, 2017 - Palm Sunday

Giving Up Pigeonholing Jesus  

Is it any wonder, then, that on the first Palm Sunday people asked “Who is this?” That day Matthew tells us that Jesus entered the Golden Gate riding on a donkey, or a colt, or both. “Who is this?” the urban folk ask, and the answer is, “the prophet Jesus from Nazareth in Galilee,” that tiny town that rested on the jagged brow of a windy hilltop, that “inconsequential and utterly forgettable place.”