Monthly Archives: May 2014

Athens, Jerusalem, and Mill Woods

Text: Acts 17:16-34 (Paul in Athens) Idolatry is denounced by many people in the Bible including Paul in today’s reading from Acts. But can idolatry ever be seen in a positive light? This spring’s confirmation class has made me ponder … Continue reading

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Finding one’s Way in an intercultural world

Text: John 14:1-14 (“the Way, the Truth, and the Life”) Is Christ the only true path? We just heard Jesus say to Thomas, “I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life. No one comes to God but through me.” … Continue reading

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What do we all have in common?

Text: Acts 2:42-47 (sharing everything in common) Today we mark Mother’s Day 2014. Some in the church also call this Christian Family Sunday. But the latter name might have negative connotations, as the following joke that a friend sent to … Continue reading

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Easter’s dark epiphanies

Text: Luke 24:13-35 (the Road to Emmaus) My favourite time for writing sermons is first thing in the morning. When I wake up, ideas for the week’s reflection sometimes pop into my mind. This phenomenon is probably related to thinking … Continue reading

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