This is a sermon preached at the Baylor Student Center. It is influenced by Henre de Lubac's notion that the God of history compels the Christian to collaborate rather than evade God's narrative and work in the world. This is based upon Proper 18C Luke 14:23-25.
The picture is of the face of God in Monty Python's Holy Grail - it was W.G. Grace - legendary "Father of Cricket" and physician who often treated the poor for free.