The Foremothers of Our Faith

Prepared for Wesley United Montreal’s Sunday Service of Dec. 23, 2018; based on Luke 1:39-55 (Gospel and Alt. Psalm for Year C Advent 4). I’ve been thinking about the Parkland shooting in February of this year, as I’ve reflected on what a challenging year 2018 has been. Specifically, I’ve thought of all the courageous youngContinue reading “The Foremothers of Our Faith”

Because God said: I will give light to those who sit in darkness

This sermon was prepared for Chapel at the United Theological College / La Seminarie Unie for November 16th, 2016. It was based on the following Sunday’s lectionary (Proper 29). In the Luke passage, we hear Zechariah speaking to his newborn child. We hear, in this old man’s voice, both the expectancy of a father who looksContinue reading “Because God said: I will give light to those who sit in darkness”