Weekly Messages

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Gods Will Will Be Done, Message for May 13

Message for the Last Sunday of Eastertide: Gods Will Will Be Done. Based on Acts 1: 15-17, 20-26   We’ve been reading the book of the Acts of the Apostles for each of these 6 Sundays after Easter. And I have yet to preach on any of the readings from Acts—until this week. So, I […]

Loving and Remaining United, Message for May 6

Loving and Remaining United Message for May 6th, 2018 Based on John 15:9–17 These 9 verses are the continuation of last week’s scripture reading: Jesus’ story of the vine and the branches, and how Jesus is encouraging his followers to abide in him. We begin today with ‘As the Father has loved me, so I […]

Abiding, connecting and loving. Based on John 15. 1-8

Message for April 29th, 2018. Abiding, connecting and loving. Based on John 15. 1-8   Another jam-packed theological lesson from John’s gospel for today. And there is so much to consider in these 8 verses that I had difficulty figuring out where to start, so, as the old axiom tells us, when in doubt, begin […]

Message for Good Shepherd Sunday

Yr B Easter 4 Good Shepherd Sunday 2018 Based on John 10, 11-18   The fourth Sunday of Easter each year is known as Good Shepherd Sunday, and on this day we most fittingly read the 23rd Psalm. And each year we also read a section from the 10th chapter of John, from ‘the Good […]

Go and Tell-Message for Easter Sunday

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“The last time Easter fell on April Fools’ Day was in 1956. After 2018, the next one is 2029, and then again in 2040— but after that, not again in this century.”1 Message for Easter Sunday 2018 “He is not here, he has been raised—go and tell the others!” Based on Mark 16:1-8 On this […]

Tattooing God’s Love on Your Heart

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Tattooing God’s Love on Your Heart- Based on Jeremiah 31: 31-34 & John 12: 20-33 Summing up our series on ‘covenants’ and touching on the gospel reading What a wonderful Old Testament Reading to close off our Lenten Focus on covenants. These weeks in Lent have provided us with snapshot stories of the history of […]

Message for the Fourth Sunday of Lent

Message for the Fourth Sunday of Lent, 2018 Based on: Numbers 21: 4-9; John 3: 14-21 Have you ever found yourself in a bad time in our life, and you prayed to God for things to get better, and it seemed your prayer was going unanswered? Perhaps a relationship with someone you love is broken: a […]

A Promise is a Promise – Homily for Lent 2

A Promise is a Promise! Sermon for February 25th, 2018  the 2nd Sunday in Lent. (based on Genesis 17, 1-7, 15-16)   Our reading from the Hebrew Bible, or the Old Testament, is the story of the covenant between the Lord and Abram and Sarai. This is the third time the Lord has appeared to […]

One Way Promise ~ Homily for Lent

Message for the First Sunday of Lent: A One Way Promise Do you know what I discovered when I started researching about this story of a great flood? That there are many cultures around the world that have flood legends, some stories even older than Noah’s Ark story. For example, the Babylonian’s have a story […]