Tag Archives: Sermon

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

Posted in 3D-Christianity, Leadership, Reformed Christianity, Sermons | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Religion, Sermons | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Sermons | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Sermons, Social Justice | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Radical Hospitality: Giving and Receiving

(Sermon Preached for All Nations Heritage Service, Grace Christian Reformed Church in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada on October 3, 2010) Texts: Leviticus 19:33-34; Luke 10:1-12; Acts 10:9-48; Hebrews 13:1-2; Revelation 3:20 These days when we think of hospitality, one of two things usually … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural Diversity, Sermons, Theology | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Between Empire and Home

(Originally a sermon preached at First Christian Reformed Church Toronto, July 25, 2010) Texts: Matthew 5:1-16; Revelation 21:1-4 (click on links to read the bible texts) There’s a saying that goes, “Home is where the heart is”. This saying acknowledges that … Continue reading

Posted in Leadership, Sermons, Spirituality, Theology | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

The Rapture: A Mistaken Belief

(This is an expanded version of a sermon, “The Rapture: Rescue of the Saints or Return of the King?” preached at Friendship Community CRC, April 18, 2010. This sermon has also been preached as “What’s Wrong with the Rapture?” on … Continue reading

Posted in 3D-Christianity, Bible, End Times, Environment, Sermons, Theology | Tagged , , , , , | 29 Comments