Sermon, June 18, 2017 “When the bottom drops out“ Psalm 13

As it is Father’s Day let me start by telling you something about my son. When he came home from school at the end of Grade 6 he announced that he wanted to play in a rock and roll band.  That early compassion remains with him today, even though he is now a father with […]

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Sermon, June 11th, 2017 “Singing our Faith” Psalm 100

The choir is not with us today as they are now on their three month break. We miss them already as the gift of music which they bring to worship Sunday by Sunday is something that moves us and helps us understand our faith in a way which people like me, who are not good […]

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Sermon, June 4th, 2017 “The Birth Day of the Church” Acts 2 vs. 1-4 & Galatians 4 vs. 1-7

I am not sure if it is possible for us this morning, sitting as we do in this beautiful worship space, moved by the music of our choir, looking forward as we are to welcoming new members and receiving communion, to ever fully imagine what it was like for Jesus followers in those first few […]

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Sermon, May 28th, 2017 “One in Christ” Galatians 3 vs. 1-9 & vs. 23-29

When I read some of Paul’s writings I am often surprised that he had any friends at all and that he was able to have such an incredible influence on the lives of early Church members. When I read a line such as:  “You foolish Galatians!”, I ask myself, “Well Randy, do you think you […]

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Sermon, May 20th, 2017 “Living by Faith” Galatians 1 vs. 13-17 and 2 vs. 11-21

I may have been a little hard on Paul in my introduction to the Scripture earlier in which I criticized him for a decided absence of humility in his letter writing. His life story, even at this early stage in the letter to Galatians, was really quite amazing.  He was a devout Jew, so devout […]

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Sermon, May 14th, 2017 “Driving with your headlights on” Acts 15 vs. 1-18

In Ontario, the law requires that when are driving our car we need to make sure that there are lights on at the front of that car in order that people might see our car more easily as we traverse the streets and highways. It was introduced as a safety measure and now some cars […]

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