Sermons

  • Sunday, October 28, 2018
    Swamp Witch
    Mark 10:46-52: Jesus and his disciples came to Jericho. As he and his disciples and a large crowd were leaving Jericho, Bartimaeus son of Timaeus, a blind beggar, was sitting by the roadside. When he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to shout out and say, “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy ...
  • Sunday, October 21, 2018
    Pray Intently & Risk Greatly
    Mark 10:35-45: James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came forward to Jesus and said to him, “Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask of you.” And he said to them, “What is it you want me to do for you?” And they said to him, “Grant us to sit, one ...
  • Sunday, October 14, 2018
    Through the Eye of a Needle
    Mark 10:17-31 – Sermon for Special Vestry May the words of my mouth and the meditation of all of our hearts be always acceptable in your sight O Lord, our rock and our redeemer… Well, what a gospel reading to have on the day I’m preaching about our special vestry. Sell what you own and give the ...
  • Thanksgiving Sunday, October 7, 2018
    Priceless Gifts
    I speak to you with a thankful heart, in the name of God! There was a time this summer when we thought we might lose everything. At our cottage in northern Ontario dozens of forest fires were burning out of control. The OPP had closed roads, rivers and campgrounds, warning many to evacuate. A friend of ours, ...
  • Sunday, September 30, 2018
    Sitting in the Circle with Jesus
    I can almost hear the disciples come screaming into the circle surrounding Jesus with the seemingly earth shattering revelation that someone else is doing ministry and it’s not them or anyone they know. This must be some huge scandal because we are the chosen, is how I would read between the lines. Not at all ...