Biblical text: Mark 4:26-32
I am sure that many of you can relate to the image of a special door frame in your house where your parents or grandparents would periodically stand you very carefully, heels pressed tightly against the wall so they could record your height. I can remember the notches in the wood marking off a little more stature gained.
But what about our growth now that we seem all grown up in a physical sense? Nobody is keeping track anymore on those door frames, but hopefully we have not stopped growing.
Jesus is talking about growth in his parables in this section of Mark’...