Category Archives: Sermons

Reconciliation in 3-D


Sermon for my ordination service as Commissioned Pastor in the role of Editor of the Banner, at Fellowship CRC, Nov 27, 2016. Texts: 2 Corinthians 5:17-20; Ephesians 2:13-16; Colossians 1:19-20 In St. Patrick’s Cathedral, in Dublin, Ireland, there is a … Continue reading

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Faith in a Time of Fear


(Christmas Day Sermon for Kanata Christian Reformed Church Dec. 25, 2015) Texts: Isaiah 9:6-7; Luke 2:1-20 Isaiah 9:6-7 (NIV) 6 For to us a child is born,     to us a son is given,     and the government will be on his shoulders. … Continue reading

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The Life and Light of Christmas


(This was a sermon preached on Christmas Day at Calvin Christian Reformed Church in Ottawa, on Dec. 25, 2014.)  The text is John 1:1-5 – 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word … Continue reading

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Religion and Science, Faith and Reason


(This blog post is adapted from my sermon at ClearView Christian Reformed Church, Oakville, Ontario on Oct. 28, 2012.) In our society’s popular mindset, religion and science are at war with each other. Often, people see faith as connected to … Continue reading

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Going to the Dogs?


I have been alerted to an interesting article: Jesus Was Not Colorblind: Racial Slurs and the Syrophoenician Woman. It’s a reflection based on Mark 7:24-37. The author, David R. Henson, suggests that “Jesus uttered a racial slur” towards the Gentile woman … Continue reading

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Let Justice Prevail


I preached today at the local World Day of Prayer service at Rehoboth Fellowship Christian Reformed Church, Toronto. This year’s theme of “Let Justice Prevail” is written by Malaysian Christian women. And I was asked to speak because of my … Continue reading

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Scripture Alone?


(This blog is based on a sermon delivered at Rehoboth Fellowship Christian Reformed Church, Toronto on Oct. 30, 2011.) One of the major themes from the Reformation is “Scripture Alone” or, in its Latin form, sola scriptura. Although this is … Continue reading

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