Everybody Loves a Parade

April 10, 2022
Everybody loves a parade. Jesus knows that. Pontius Pilate knows that. You know who else knows that—or knew that? Walt Disney. Every day since Disneyland opened in July of 1955,…

Faces In The Crowd

April 10, 2022
incident that evoked different emotions in his mind. He was walking down Prague's Wenceslaus Square when suddenly he ended up in the middle of a crowd. There was a politician…

The Tower and The Ladder

April 3, 2022
I was talking to a fellow who uses a backhoe in his business. A priest asked him how much it would cost to dig a grave in a historic cemetery…

Man Of Sorrows

April 3, 2022
Franz Delitzsch one of the most prominent commentators on the prophecy of Isaiah, had the following to say to a group of theologians - “The 53rd chapter tells us so…

Not Even a Goat

March 27, 2022
“Not even a goat!” These are the words of the elder son to his father. The father had gone out to the field wher he is working. He pleads with…

The Harvest of the Cross

March 27, 2022
During the reign of Cyrus, king of Persia, who lived about 550 years before Christ, there was a tribal chief named Cagular who constantly harassed the Persian army. Exasperated by…
As I have watched this brutal war against the Ukrainian people over the past three weeks, I have felt sadness, shock and anger and helplessness. When I saw that woman…

The Obedience of Christ

March 20, 2022
One of the most profound deathbed confessions came from Prof. J. Gresham Machen, the founder of Westminster Seminary in Philadelphia and the Orthodox Presbyterian Church.  As he laid suffering in…

God’s Way Of Love

March 13, 2022
C.S. Lewis described God’s love like this: "God, who needs nothing, loves into existence wholly superfluous creations in order that He may love and perfect them. He created the universe,…

He Took Our Place

March 6, 2022
During the Civil War a man by the name of George Wyatt was drawn by lot to go to the front. He had a wife and six children and a…
The Parable of the Unfruitful Fig Tree – Luke 13:1-9 – raises the question of whether we are living a fruitful Christian life, which is to look different from a…

The Supremacy Of Christ

February 27, 2022
A man was arraigned for murder in Los Angeles about 60 years ago.  It was a difficult case with a lot of circumstantial evidence.  The man’s defence lawyer thought of…
In April 1912, a 39 year old Scottish preacher from the Walworth Road Baptist Church in London, Rev. John Harper, was making a trip across the Atlantic Ocean.  He was…

Walking Jesus’ Way

February 13, 2022
Life would be simple if moral and ethical issues together with daily decisions regarding a multitude of things were black and white. It unfortunately is not the case that everything…

Make The Best Of Our Time

February 13, 2022
Imagine there is a bank that credits your account each morning with $86,400.  It doesn't carry over a balance from one day to the next.  Every night deletes whatever part…

Go Deeper

February 6, 2022
As Christians we are called to be more than "believers." Yes, belief, holding on to values, having convictions, knowing our doctrine, our theological underpinnings, all that is important. What do…

Blessed Assurance

February 6, 2022
A tightrope walker once strung a cable across Niagara Falls all the way from the American to the Canadian side.  There were about 5000 people who witnessed the spectacle as…

Following Jesus

January 30, 2022
What moved a young man from a wealthy family while being in medical school in the 1850's to go and live in the poorest neighbourhood in London?  What moved him…

Answering God’s Call

January 23, 2022
A Man was telling his neighbour, “I just bought a new hearing aid.  It cost me $4000-00, but it's the best you can buy.”  “Really, what kind is it?”, replied…

Seize The Day

January 9, 2022
In the movie Dead Poet Society Robin Williams used the Latin phrase, “Carpe Diem”, when he wanted to emphasize to his students the importance of doing what you have to…
In 1910, two explorers began their quests to become the first man to ever set foot on the southernmost point on earth.  It was the “Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration”…

Reactions To Jesus’ Coming

December 26, 2021
The most significant world event of 1809 was the fall of Austria by the hands of Napoleon.  In the same year two prominent world leaders, William Gladstone and Abraham Lincoln…

From Saul to Paul

May 3, 2020
This morning we heard the story of Saul’s conversion. Remember Saul from a couple of weeks back? He was the one consenting to Stephen’s death. He was the one holding the coats of…