The following is a portion of the homily I preached at St. John Lutheran Church in Perrysville, Ohio, on Sunday, August 30, 2015, the 14th Sunday after Pentecost. The Gospel reading was Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23. [Click HERE to read the text.]  [Jesus said:] You abandon the commandment of God and hold to human tradition.” [MarkContinue reading “TRADITION”