This is the story of Jacob, and God’s unlimited love. Sermon preached 24 September 2017, Humbercrest United Church Toronto
A sermon about nurturing new life, against all odds.
Made in the image of God we each carry a spark of divine light within us. This light empowers us and encourages us to speak up against powers that destroy and divide, and speak words that will demand justice, encourage peace, and nurture compassion in our world. Let’s make our words right.
I hope that you were able to find time this summer to rest, relax, and renew. This Sunday we reflected on this passage from Ecclesiastes which reminds us that there is a time for everything. It feels like these times we live in are a time for uncertainty and fear. But this can also be… Continue reading A Time for Everything – Ecclesiastes 3:1-8
The final sermon in the “Toolbox Against the Trump Effect” is about Paul’s teachings to the Corinthians church about generosity. One generous act at a time, we will flood this world with love, and we will bring change. I will be on summer vacation for the next several weeks, returning Labour Day weekend. Have a… Continue reading 23 July 2017 – 2 Corinthians 8:1-15
The week’s sermon in the series “A Toolbox Against the Trump Effect” looks at Reconciliation, and living in right relationship with those around us. This is both a way to create a world where others are respected and honoured, but it is also a way to worship God, through our everyday actions.
This sermon is a continuation of the summer series. This week we talk about walking with faith, in a world that can seem confusing and daunting; walking with faith that God is always with us, working to bring us to new life. Please take a moment to read the scripture this sermon is based upon… Continue reading 9 July 2017 – 2 Corinthians 4:16-5:10