Sermon: 1 Corinthians 12 September 8, 2019 https://fortlangley.lwchurch.ca/podcasts/media/2019-09-08-together-as-a-body Jesus invites us to think differently and to see ourselves not as autonomous individuals but instead as interdependent persons. He invites us to open our eyes to the reality of interconnection; he draws us out of division and selfishness, and deeper into the possibility of loving togetherness, notRead more
Sermon: Pslam 24.1-2 July 28, 2019 https://fortlangley.lwchurch.ca/podcasts/media/2019-07-28-embedding A Christian is someone who belongs to God and belongs in the world God has made; someone renewed by Jesus, helping to renew the world along with Jesus from the inside out.
Sermon: Philippians 2.4-5 July 7, 2019 https://fortlangley.lwchurch.ca/podcasts/media/2019-07-07-celebrating Jesus’ life and teaching was “good news of great joy for all people”. The joy and celebration Jesus invites us into, however, is rooted in the reality of forgiveness.
Sermon: Luke 6.12-19 June 23, 2019 https://willoughby.lwchurch.ca/podcasts/media/2019-06-23-on-the-inside-looking-out Look at Jesus and find God on the level ground with the rest of us. Hear Jesus say your name, inviting you into the human project for the world’s renewal. Follow Jesus into prayer and discover life with God in loving dependence.
Katharine Tynan writes in her poem Slow Spring, O year, grow slowly. Exquisite, holy, The days go on With almonds showing the pink stars blowing, And birds in the dawn. “O year, grow slowly. Exquisite, holy…” The idea that taking our time, or going slowly, is somehow connected to things around us or within us becomingRead more
…very early on Sunday morning the women went to the tomb, taking the spices they had prepared. 2 They found that the stone had been rolled away from the entrance. 3 So they went in, but they didn’t find the body of the Lord Jesus.4 As they stood there puzzled, two men suddenly appeared to them, clothed in dazzling robes. 5 TheRead more
There is a balsam, or indeed a blood, Dropping from heaven, which doth both cleanse and close All sorts of wounds; of such strange force it is. Seek out this All-heal, and seek no repose, Until thou find and use it to thy good. (George Herbert, An Offering) Hanging on our hallway wall is a printRead more
…an expert in religious law, tried to trap him with this question: “Teacher, which is the most important commandment in the law of Moses?” Jesus replied, “‘You must love the LORD your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. A second is equallyRead more
Sermon | Living Waters Church | February 10, 2019 A real shake up. That’s what we can expect if we listen and respond to the good news about Jesus. We’re drawn out of our usual surroundings and into the wild by a voice telling us something different than others tell us, or even what weRead more
Sermon | Living Waters Church | February 3, 2019 Sooner or later, like Mary, we’ll probably find ourselves asking God: “What do youthink you’re doing? Don’t you realize the trouble your causing me?” Maybe that has to do with God not checking the boxes we expected, or answering a prayer, or even, if we’re honest,Read more