Recent Sermons & Reflections

The Eternal Invitation to Life

October 15, 2017 What a horribly difficult gospel parable we have today. It seems to portray God as a terrifying, maniacal king with a taste for violence and murder. What do we make of it? It starts out OK – the king is preparing a wedding banquet for the marriage of...

Gratitude Is Not Enough

Harvest Thanksgiving, October 8, 2017 When David and I first became parents we were given a book by some friends who had kids a little older than ours, and the title really hit me. It was Loving Your Child Is Not Enough. I think I panicked a little, because I truly...

Matt Adams’ Farewell Sermon

October 1st, 2017 Looking out at the crowd here this morning I see a lot of familiar faces.  And not just from St. Aidan’s.  There are participants here today from many of our community engagement efforts that I've been involved with.  Like Zipline, Euchre night and...

Beyond Reward and Punishment

September 24, 2017 By Lucy Reid The story of Jonah is a gem in the Bible. It’s short, highly dramatic and with an unforgettable central character. It also has a hugely important teaching about the nature of God that moves us beyond our notions of reward and...

Forgivness AND Reconciliation?

By: Matt Adams September 17th, 2017 This morning all of our readings touch on the topic of forgiveness in some way.  I would like to look at the the topic of forgiveness through the story of Joseph from Genesis.  I’ll start by giving a sketch of Joseph’s life and then...