A Connected History

February 23, 2020
Every year the lectionary directs us to one of the Gospel accounts of what has come to be known as the Transfiguration. This event was meant to show the disciples…

The choices we make

February 16, 2020
For today we have come to a number of the teachings of Jesus from the Sermon on the Mount that touch on our human relationships and our interactions with one…

Of Salt & Light

February 9, 2020
The Sermon on the Mount covers three chapters in Matthew’s gospel and has remained a touchstone of Christian teaching over the centuries. Its topics include blessings to believers as well…

What does God really want

February 2, 2020
One of the struggles which has been with every generation is how best to honour God. The people in Micah’s time were no different than any generation that preceded them.…

LOOK UP AND SEE

January 5, 2020
Today I invited the children to become star gazers. Looking in the sky for signs and omens was a commonplace thing only a little more than 100 years ago. Hard…

Of hopes and fears

December 29, 2019
O little town of Bethlehem, how still we see thee lie! Above thy deep and dreamless sleep, the silent stars go by; Yet in thy dark streets shineth the everlasting…

THE MORAL DILEMMA OF CHRISTMAS

December 22, 2019
The Christmas season is one of great hope and promise. As we approach the day we find our thoughts turning more and more to how this time can reflect the…

The Hope of Ages

December 1, 2019
Perhaps it is hard to believe but people of this world have been encountering the God we know for longer than most of us can even imagine. And even though…

Jesus, remember me

November 24, 2019
Right before we begin our celebrations of Advent, Christmas and Epiphany – our winter celebrations of hope and expectation – we finish the cycle of the church year with a…

What is our Future?

November 17, 2019
Whether or not we express it openly, all of us have questions about the future. Depending on where we are in this journey of life, the questions will be different.…