Sermons tagged with ‘mission’

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Our Lives Are Not Our Own


We worshipped outdoors this day but pre-recorded a service for YouTube. Thus the sermon in the video and the one below are two different sermons. Proper 10 (15), Seventh Sunday after Pentecost, Year B 11 July 2021 Amos 7:7-15 Psalm 85:8-13 Ephesians 1:3-14 Mark 6:14-29   My parents were born in 1931. In May of […]

Heirs of the Kingdom


Proper 22 (27), Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Year A 4 October 2020 Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20 Psalm 19 Philippians 3:4b-14 Matthew 21:33-46   There is an allegorical reading of our passage that says that God is the owner of the vineyard, the son is Jesus, and the tenants are Israel. It is a highly unlikely […]

Abundance and Mission


Palm Sunday 25 March 2018 Numbers 14:10-19 Revelation 21:22-27 Mark 14:3-8 A week ago Saturday I attended a Stewardship workshop hosted by the Diocese of New Westminster. Part of the afternoon was dedicated to learning to create a narrative budget. The point of a narrative budget is to present not only numbers, numbers as well, […]

Proper 6 (11), 18 June 2017, 2nd Sunday after Pentecost


Genesis 18:1-15 [21:1-7] Psalm 116:1- 2, 12-19 Romans 5:1-8 Matthew 9:35—10:8 [9-23]   Only once did we live in a provincial capital. It was for the eight years we lived in Winnipeg. And it was in Winnipeg that we attended the Lieutenant Governor’s New Year’s Levée. Of course, there was a public levée, held at […]