• Pentecost 15 – September 5, 2021

    “Ephphatha – Be Opened” – Mark 7:31-37   Introduction – Open and closed sayings There are lots of sayings and idioms in our English language that relate to the words and concepts of being open and closed. Often those sayings have more figurative meanings than literal. Let me mention a...

  • Pentecost 14 – August 29, 2021

    “Stand Firm” – Ephesians 6:10-20   Introduction Grace, mercy, and peace be to you from God our father and from our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. My name is Mike; I have the privilege of sharing the message with you today. This is my first time preaching a sermon so...

  • Pentecost 13 – August 22, 2021

    “Submitting to One Another” – Ephesians 5:[21]22-33   Introduction: love, weddings, marriage There aren’t very many places in the Bible that we hear about weddings and marriage. I have often said that there are probably only two actual weddings in the Bible – one wedding at Cana where Jesus turned...

  • Pentecost 12 – August 15, 2021

    “Messy Spirituality… Unbelievable Teachings” – John 6:51-69   Introduction – deck chairs There is a Peanuts cartoon (by Charles Schulz) that starts with Lucy at her ten-cent psychology booth, where Charlie Brown has stopped for advice about life. She says, “Life, Charlie Brown, is like a deck chair. Have you...

  • Pentecost 11 – August 8, 2021

    “Teaching Children to Get Along” – Ephesians 4:17 – 5:1   Introduction – kids and summer This is every kid’s favourite time of year, isn’t it? Summer!! – when you can sleep late, hang out with your friends, do pretty much anything. We don’t have small kids at our house...