macgyver-2The feeding of the 5000 is often taken as a miracle of Jesus multiplying the loaves and fish out of thin air and indeed that could very well be the case. Nothing is impossible for God. Another way to see this event is that Jesus brings together all the small and seemingly insignificant pieces that already exist to create a unified whole. Jesus is a sort of MacGyver who can see the untapped potential that exists in the crowd and the disciples and brings it into fruition. How is Jesus taking the things in your life that seem useless or insignificant and making them a part of something much bigger? Explore this in the sermon below.

MacGyver – Pentecost 8A (August 3, 2014)