Our assignment for Unit 1 Lesson 3 was to write a parable. Like the Year 1 assignment on writing a myth, this gave us a better understanding of a literary structure found in the Bible.
a: Write a modern day parable in the style of Mark about the Kingdom of God. Begin it simply with the words “The Kingdom of God is like …”
b: How might you explain your parable to those who are on the “inside.”
I loved hearing the parables others wrote. Here are only a few.