Pick One

Text - Luke 16: 1-13 I want you to imagine you are sitting at a desk and are about to write an exam. The first question you have is a case study based on Luke 16: 1-9. You’ll note we read to verse 13 this morning. So you sit down and you read Luke 16: 1-9. Jesus is...

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Lost

Text: Luke 15: 1-10 Perhaps you, like me, are a fan of spy movies. Films that are full of espionage, danger and thrills. I’ve always been a fan of a certain British spy, though the older movies are difficult to watch due to some of the attitudes that...

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Cost

Before the audio of the sermon begins I spoke briefly about the Children's Story and then about one of the things we do each week at St. Andrew's. After scripture has been read the reader says, "The word of the Lord" and everyone in the congregation responds, "Thanks...

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Blessings

If I were to sneeze right now most of you would probably respond in one of two ways. You would either say Gesundheit which is German and means roughly, “I wish you good health.” The other response you might provide is Bless You. Now saying ‘bless you’ to someone might...

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Sabbath

Text: Luke 13: 10-17 My boys have a paper route and as a result of that they are required to go and collect from their customers every three weeks. Normally, we go out and do this collection on a Saturday afternoon. However, on occasion this doesn’t work...

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Jesus is Good, Not Safe

Text: Luke 12: 49-56 “Aslan is a lion - the Lion, the great Lion." "Ooh" said Susan. "I'd thought he was a man. Is he-quite safe? I shall feel rather nervous about meeting a lion"... "Safe?" said Mr Beaver ..."Who said anything about safe? 'Course he...

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Little Things

Little Things Text: Luke 12: 32-40 This week I sat down to start working on today’s sermon. I was looking forward to flexing some mental muscles after a month’s vacation. It can be hard to get back into the routine of reading and writing. I was concerned...

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Following Christ

What does it mean to follow Christ? What are the expectations that are put on us as believers? What are the roadblocks we put in our own way? This past Sunday we looked at some of the opposition Jesus faced and the expectations put on disciples in order to discover...

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The Devil You Know

In the article last week preparing for Sunday's sermon the focus was on fear. Fear of the unknown, fear of how God may work in our lives. This theme of fear is evident in the gospel lesson and it raises other questions we should ask ourselves. What are we afraid of?...

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Hospitality

There is an expression on the Internet that goes 'Too Long, Didn't Read' or TL;DR for short. The sermon from this Sunday is short. It was a busy Sunday as celebrated the Sacrament of Baptism, witnessed three young people Affirm their Faith and Ordained Three...

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St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Cobourg is part of the Presbyterian Church in Canada. The congregation was established in 1833 and continues to serve the community.

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