“The day will come, says the Lord, when I will do for Israel and Judah all the good things I have promised them. “In those days and at that time I will raise up a righteous descendant from King David’s line. He will do what is just and right throughout the land. In that day JudahRead more
Advent means “coming” or “arrival”. It’s the four-week season in the church calendar year preceding Christmas characterized by waiting and longing for God and what God assures the world: hope, peace, joy, love. Advent is the dark before the dawn; the candle burning brightly in a deep forest; the star way off in the black; the contrastRead more
Sermon: John 10.18 Given: Exploring the Christian Practice of Stewardship https://fortlangley.lwchurch.ca/podcasts/media/2019-11-18-exploring-the-practice-of-christian-stewardship
Sermon: Luke 6.37-45 Binoculars, Mirrors and Moving Inward https://fortlangley.lwchurch.ca/podcasts/media/2019-10-20-jesus-true-friendship
“Never stop praying…” 1 Thessalonians 5 Our family lives in an ancient riverbed. Where crops grow, cows graze and a village sits, the Fraser River once rode right on through. The river takes a different route today but the lowlands retain certain qualities, one of them being fog. We often wake up to a thickRead more
Sermon: Luke 6.20-2 Jesus, Blessing & Warning https://willoughby.lwchurch.ca/podcasts/media/2019-10-06-jesus-blessing
“In a sense, God cannot be remembered. He can only be discovered. God’s presence is something that does not belong to the past or to the future but only to the present.” Thomas Merton Most of us know plenty about the suffocating inner spiral of worry. We worry about what has happened; we worry aboutRead more
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.