Truth Telling

Truth Telling

Truth Telling We continue with our series on the Stained Glass Windows in the Sanctuary of St. Andrew’s. Today our window has the following verse, “This is my beloved son, with whom I am well pleased.” This passage of scripture is found in the...
Thy Will be Done

Thy Will be Done

Thy Will Be Done Today’s sermon begins a series on the Stained Glass windows that are located in the sanctuary. This week and for the following six weeks we will look at the passages of scripture that are found on the windows and reflect on the. We look at these...
What was Jesus Like?

What was Jesus Like?

What was Jesus Like? What was Jesus like? It’s a common question that can be both easy and difficult to answer. Easy because we can look at scripture and discover a wide range of encounters with Jesus. Each of these provides us with a sense of what Jesus...
Jesus Sides with Compassion

Jesus Sides with Compassion

Jesus Sides with Compassion A question that is often asked about interpretation of scripture is how do we best do that? We bring our own cultural bias towards anything we read. Our gender, ethnicity, socio-economic status informs everything we do. How can we approach...
A Time for Courage

A Time for Courage

A Time for Courage   Scripture: Luke 12: 32-40  When I took my Homiletics Course at Knox College I was told one thing, figure out the message you want to share with the congregation based on the scripture you are using. To be sure, there are many ways to...
What to do About Wealth?

What to do About Wealth?

What to do about Wealth? Scripture: Luke 12: 13-21 As I was preparing for today I read the following, “This is one of those weeks when preachers find a text pretty easy to interpret but the sermon hard to deliver.” (Matt Skinner, Dear Working Preacher) Why might this...

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