OUR SERMONS

Do Not Weep

June 1, 2014
Do Not Weep Luke 7:11-17 Think of the worst day of your life.  Maybe it was a day a long time ago, maybe it was relatively recent, or maybe it’s…

Say the Word

May 25, 2014
Say the Word Luke 7:1-10 Over the last three weeks we’ve been listening to Jesus as he teaches his disciples the nature of his kingdom.  Jesus has made it known…

Hear and Do

May 18, 2014
Hear and Do Luke 6:39-49 This morning we’ll be looking at Luke 6:38-49.  These are the closing thoughts that Jesus gives us in his sermon about the kingdom.  Earlier in…
Love Your Enemies Luke 6:27-38 Last Sunday we looked at Luke 6:12-26.  We saw Jesus go up to a mountain to pray.  When he came down from the mountain he…
Blessing and Woe Luke 6:12-26 I’ve been a swimmer for almost my entire life. I swam competitively through high school.  My “main event” was the 100 yard Backstroke, but I…

Lord of the Sabbath

April 27, 2014
Lord of the Sabbath Luke 6:1-11 We’ll be returning to St. Luke’s Gospel this morning with a look at Chapter 6 and a controversy between Jesus and the Pharisees over…
Things that are Above Colossians 3:1-4 & St. John 20:1-10 The Lord is risen! He is risen indeed! Those are glorious words and we look forward all year long to…
Dead to Sin and Alive to God Romans 6:3-11 What does the resurrection of Jesus mean for us?  We’ve been anticipating the good news of the empty tomb all week…
Signposts and Shadows Hebrews 10:1-25 & St. John 19:1-37 Signposts are helpful in getting us where we’re going, but they’re not the same as the destination.  A few weeks ago…
A New Commandment 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 & St. John 13:1-15 Actions often speak louder than words.  It’s true and it’s why we have all sorts of aphorisms to make the…
To Grasp or to Give? Philippians 2:5-11 The Gospels are, in many ways, a tale of two kings.  As we’ve seen in our study of Luke’s Gospel, Jesus came as…



Feasting and Fasting Luke 5:27-39 This morning we’ll be looking at Luke 5:27-29.  In the last part of verse 5 we saw the Pharisees gathering to evaluate and pass judgement…
Your Sins are Forgiven Luke 5:17-26 Back in the Fall of 2011 the Occupy protestors took over Diana Krall Plaza in Nanaimo.  Veronica and I were down there for the…

Be Clean

March 2, 2014
Be Clean Luke 5:12-16 I want you to think this morning about what it’s like to be on the outside.  And not just to be on the outside, but to…
They Left Everything and Followed Him Luke 5:1-11 What does it look like to follow Jesus?  What’s involved?  What does Jesus ask us to do?  Dietrich Bonhoeffer wrote that “When…
With Power and Authority Luke 4:31-44 We all know the old saying that talk is cheap.  We’ve all probably at some time told someone: “Put your money where your mouth…

He Came to Nazareth

February 9, 2014
He Came to Nazareth Luke 4:14-30 As we’ve made our way through these first chapters of St. Luke’s gospel, one of the key things we’ve seen is that Jesus’ ministry…
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