The Setup

May 17, 2020
God calls us to examine our world view in light of our vision of God.

Your Vision

May 10, 2020
Are we ready to share with our neighbour our vision of who Jesus is?

How Are Your Roots?

April 10, 2020
On the Lower Mainland of BC planting season is just around the corner. Soon, it will be time to get those seeds in the ground in anticipation of this summer’s…

Belief vs. Repentance

March 15, 2020
James 2:19 says, “You believe that God is one; you do well. Even the demons believe—and shudder.” From what we know about demons, we know that demons cannot, or certainly choose not…

The Deacon Board

March 1, 2020
This short chapter of Acts contains two types of church conflicts: intra-faith and inter-faith. An intra-faith conflict is one which arises within a single community of faith, within a congregation…

Ananias & Sapphira

February 16, 2020
Why is it that someone always has to come along and spoil things? As kids we would be having a great time playing a game. And then along would come…

What Have We Seen & Heard

February 9, 2020
So, we continue with our sermon series/study of the book of Acts. I hope you are finding, or making, the time to read for yourself each week the chapter of…

His Name Itself

February 2, 2020
Names are loaded with power. Names have the power to invoke feelings. They have the power to influence our individual actions. Names hold the power to affect the behaviours of…

A Prayer for the Church

January 12, 2020
At the beginning of the year, some of us at least have made new year’s resolutions. I don’t know what your experience is with new year’s resolutions. It could be…

With All Wisdom and Insight

January 5, 2020
Last week we spoke of how easy it is to forget about the really important things in life. This week we are going to talk about a similar sort of…

The Pioneer of Our Salvation

December 29, 2019
Have you ever noticed how easy it is to forget things? I mean really important things.  I’m not talking here about trying to remember the name of that movie star…

Ha-al-Mah Versus Parthenos

December 22, 2019
Today I want to talk about doctrine and how we hold it. That is to say I want to talk about how we live the Christian doctrines that we understand…

The Holy Way

December 15, 2019
…He will come and save you.’ 5 Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf unstopped; 6 then the lame shall leap like a deer, and the…

Family Stories

December 8, 2019
“The Root of Jesse will spring up, one who will arise to rule over the nations; the Gentiles will hope in him.” We are those Gentiles talked about here in…

Swords into Plowshares

December 1, 2019
The word that Isaiah son of Amoz saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem. 2 In days to come the mountain of the Lord’s house shall be established as the highest of the mountains,…

Rhythm & Flow

November 3, 2019
When I read the Psalm for today’s worship service, I was struck by the fact that it contains a rhythmic exchange between the psalmist and his God; a rhythm and…

Two Men Went Up

October 27, 2019
Who doesn’t love having control? Who among us doesn’t hanker to feel like our lives are under control; preferably under our own control? The fact is our Western culture idolizes…

With New Eyes

October 20, 2019
What did you hear, what did you discern, what message did you get from the scriptures Gayle just read for us? Think about it for a minute… Maybe also think…

Room at the Table

October 13, 2019
Thanksgiving Weekend is upon us. Here once again is that time of year when families and friends gather around tables that are loaded down with delicious food, the bounty of…

Increase Our Faith

October 6, 2019
Attention to detail matters in life. It matters even more when you are reading God’s word. For example, its critical to notice in the first verse we read from Luke…

Who is Your Tribe?

September 22, 2019
When I sat down to read the lectionary scriptures for today’s worship service, nothing happened. No sermon topic leaped off the page. Nothing happened. Nothing more, that is, than the…

¿Quién es tu tribu?

September 22, 2019
Cuando me senté a leer las Escrituras leccionarias para el servicio de adoración de hoy, no pasó nada. Ningún tema del sermón saltó de la página. No pasó nada. Nada…

Disaster Averted

September 15, 2019
Disaster, disaster. We all fear disasters. Disasters are all around us. Hurricanes destroy whole island communities. Blowing them away with horrific winds and washing them away with over whelming floods.…

Desastre evitado

September 15, 2019
Desastre, desastre. Todos tememos a los desastres. Los desastres están a nuestro alrededor. Los huracanes destruyen comunidades insulares enteras. Soplarlos con vientos horribles y lavarlos con inundaciones abrumadoras. Los incendios…

El efecto de compartir tu fe

September 8, 2019
Las familias son interesantes. Las relaciones de sangre entre las personas crean su propia dinámica; hacerlo a corto plazo y también a largo plazo. Cuando estaba creciendo, estaba en conflicto…
Families are interesting. Blood relations between people create their own dynamics; doing so in the short term and in the longer term as well. When I was growing up, I…

A Better Word

August 25, 2019
The idea for today’s sermon comes from these lines from Hebrews, “You have not come to something that can be touched, … But you have come to Mount Zion and to…