Recent Sermons & Reflections

Life-Giving Bread

August 12, 2018 Bread of life – it’s the theme of the long sixth chapter of John’s gospel, which stretches across five Sundays this summer. Jesus as the bread of life – the bread that satisfies all hunger and brings eternal life. It’s a rich metaphor that John...

A Promised Fulfilled July 22, 2018

God promised that one of David’s offspring would be the Messiah for the people of Israel. Jesus fulfilled that promise, but in a way that was unexpected. He delivered salvation to all who believe, regardless of race.

On God’s Holy Mountain Together

July 15, 2018   “Who can ascend the hill of the Lord? And who can stand in God’s holy place?” Words from today’s psalm [24].   I want you to picture a small mountain in N. Yukon – it’s called Crow Mountain, and it’s the sacred mountain of the Vuntut Gwichin people who...

Contrasts: Sun. July 8, 2018

The Old Testament and the gospel reading for Sunday are a study in contrasts.  2 Sam. 5:1-5,9-10 skips ahead from last Sunday’s reading about the death of Saul and Jonathan, (chapter 1) past the selection of David to be the king of the southern land of Judea (chapter...

Seeds of God

Pentecost 4 - June 17, 2018 I don’t think I had ever read that piece from the book of Ezekiel before this week. It was picked by those who put together the lectionary (the list of readings week by week) as an alternative reading, to match the gospel. And it matches it...