Sermons

  • Sunday, July 23, 2017
    Weeds & Wheat
    Jesus put before them another parable: ‘The kingdom of heaven may be compared to someone who sowed good seed in his field; but while everybody was asleep, an enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat, and then went away. So when the plants came up and bore grain, then the weeds appeared as well. ...
  • Sunday, July 16, 2017
    Sowing…Walnuts?
    That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat beside the lake. Such great crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat there, while the whole crowd stood on the beach. And he told them many things in parables, saying: ‘Listen! A sower went out to sow. And as ...
  • Sunday, July 9, 2017
    Donkeys, Oxen, and The Weight
    (Jesus said) ‘But to what will I compare this generation? It is like children sitting in the market-places and calling to one another, “We played the flute for you, and you did not dance;    we wailed, and you did not mourn.” For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, “He has a demon”; ...
  • Sunday, July 2, 2017
    We Have Seen the Stranger, and the Stranger is Us
      “Whoever welcomes you welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me. 41 Whoever welcomes a prophet in the name of a prophet will receive a prophet’s reward; and whoever welcomes a righteous person in the name of a righteous person will receive the reward of the righteous; 42 and whoever gives even a ...
  • Sunday, June 25, 2017
    Reflections on the Scripture
    Commentary on Gen 21:8-21 (Hagar & Ishmael) – JK Kato   For a long, time, I was bothered by the so-called “chosen people language” of the Bible. By that I mean that in certain stories, God seems to “favour” certain individuals or certain people over others. This is shown clearly in today’s story of Abraham and Sarah ...