So far my family and I have been in lockdown for nine weeks. That’s nine weeks of us keeping to our own company, and nine weeks of me preaching to an empty room.
This sermon was prepared for Wesley United’s Sunday service on January 28, 2018 (Year B Epiphany 4, 1 Corinthians 8:1-13). When first approaching this text, the obvious thing is to preach a sermon about the idols we have in our lives. Since there’s ample fodder there for conversation. We could talk about the devices thatContinue reading “Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up”
This sermon was prepared for the Wesley United Church, Montréal, for Sunday, October 29th, 2017. The scripture reading it is based on is 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8 (Year A, Proper 25). Continuing our conversation on 1 Thessalonians from last week, we read of Paul, Silvanus and Timothy’s care for this early community. As disciplers, we see themContinue reading “The Reformation, Gospel, and Good Works”