Newsletters & Sermons

  • July 8, 2018 sermon - July 8, 2018 Jesus returned to his hometown of Nazareth a short time after he had become known as a great teacher and miracle worker, but “he could do no deed of power there, except that he laid his hands on a few sick people and cured them. And Jesus was amazed at their unbelief.” […]
  • May 20, 2018 sermon - May 20, 2018 The God we worship is often described by Christians as the Holy Trinity or the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. On Pentecost Sunday, we focus on the Spirt. On Holy Trinity Sunday, we focus on all three. But the reality is that they are all part of One God and we really […]
  • March 4, 2018 sermon - March 4, 2018 What we do can be very important but sometimes it’s not what we do but why we do it that is most revealing. At least that’s what appears to be behind Jesus’ decision to drive the money changers and the people selling sacrificial animals out of the temple in Jerusalem. It’s not […]
  • February 18, 2018 sermon - February 18, 2018 Two weeks ago, my sermon focused on discovering what our passion might be and how much joy can be ours when we do so. This week, I would like us to return to that theme of passion and think about how we can make it a greater part of our lives and […]
  • February 11, 2018 sermon - February 11, 2018 To “transfigure” something is to transform that something into something more beautiful or elevated or to change it in outward form or appearance. Some might say that the metamorphosis of a caterpillar into a butterfly is a transfiguration. In today’s Gospel reading from Mark, the author tells us that Jesus was transfigured […]
  • February 4, 2018 sermon - February 4, 2018 What is your passion? Is it sports – hockey, golf, baseball or football? Is it work or a hobby? Is it your spouse or your children? Is it music or dancing? Is it travelling or visiting places you’ve never been before? Is it church or helping at charitable organizations? What is your […]
  • January 28, 2018 sermon - January 28, 2018 “Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up.” (I Corinthians 8:1-13) What do you think? Is, Paul, the author of this letter, correct? Has it been your experience that knowledge makes most people just a bit proud and arrogant but love makes most people just a bit kinder and humble? Have any, or […]