OUR SERMONS

A Gospel of Life

December 28, 2014
A Gospel of Life St. Matthew 2:13-18 Christmas is a celebration.  A few nights ago we were singing “O come, all ye faithful, joyful and triumphant…come and behold him, born…

Division

December 21, 2014
Division St. Luke 12:49-59 Last Sunday I dropped into a friend’s open house and before too long I found myself deep in conversation with a stranger, who had noticed from…

Be Ready

December 14, 2014
Be Ready St. Luke 12:35-48 About ten years ago Veronica, Alexandra, and I headed off on a trip to Kelowna to visit family.  We’d packed quickly the night before and…

Do Not Be Anxious

November 30, 2014
Do Not Be Anxious St. Luke 12:13-34 From the day that humanity was cast out of the garden we’ve lived with ever-present anxiety: what am I going to eat, where…
Acknowledge Me Before Men St. Luke 12:1-12 As we make our way through St. Luke’s Gospel we see that one of his key themes is discipleship—what it means to follow Jesus.  At…

Woe to You

November 16, 2014
Woe to You St. Luke 11:37-54 Exactly sixteen-hundred years ago a British monk named Pelagius stirred up an enormous controversy.  In 410 he moved to Carthage in northern Africa.  He…

Full of Light

November 9, 2014
Full of Light St. Luke 11:29-36 When we were last in Luke’s Gospel two weeks ago we saw Jesus confronted by a crowd.  He had just cast a demon out…
A Yet More Glorious Day 1 Corinthians 15 Have you ever tried to put together a second-hand puzzle and been frustrated by extra pieces that didn’t belong?  I remember going…
Hear the Word of God and Keep it St. Luke 11:14-28 Are you with Jesus?  Or are you against him?  I would expect that all of us would very quickly…

When You Pray

October 19, 2014
When You Pray St. Luke 11:1-13 Every Christian can attest to how hard it is to be a disciple of Jesus.  Some Christians have been forced to give their lives…

One Thing is Necessary

October 12, 2014
One Thing is Necessary St. Luke 10:38-42 What does it look like to be a disciple of Jesus?  More specifically, what are the priorities of a disciple of Jesus?  Where do we…

Who is My Neighbour?

October 5, 2014
Who is My Neighbour? St. Luke 10:25-37 What’s a “Samaritan”?  I asked this question to a non-Christian friend this week and he said that a Samaritan is someone who helps…

I Saw Satan Fall

September 28, 2014
I Saw Satan Fall St. Luke 10:17-24 It may be the middle of Trinitytide, but I’ve been thinking about Easter all week.  We’re going to be looking this morning at…
The One Who Hears You Hears Me St. Luke 10:1-16 In verse 16 of Luke, Chapter 10, Jesus says something important—really important.  In fact, it’s the sort of “important” that, the…
Fit for the Kingdom of God St. Luke 9:51-62 Let me begin this morning by asking everyone here a question: Are you fit for the kingdom of God?  Again, are…
O Faithless and Twisted Generation St. Luke 9:37-50 I’m not sure why it never occurred to me before, but as I was preparing for ordination and had just begun preaching,…

They Saw His Glory

August 30, 2014
They saw his Glory St. Luke 9:28-36 This morning we’re returning to Luke, Chapter 9 and we’ll be looking at the account there of Jesus’ Transfiguration.  I had hoped to…

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