Monthly Archives: February 2018

“The Drum Major Instinct”

Text: Mark 10:32-45 (the greatness of service) February has been a busy month for televised sports. It began with curling at the Tournament of Hearts, and it includes the Winter Olympics, which closed yesterday in South Korea. In-between was the … Continue reading

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“You can’t always get what you want”

Text: Mark 8:37-45 (“take up your cross”) Peter gets a bad rap in the gospels. He is the first person Jesus calls as a disciple. He has more conversations with Jesus than anyone else. He is present at every turn … Continue reading

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Signs of confusion

Text: Mark 2 (Jesus bends the rules) One of my work colleagues in the 1990’s was a man named Aubrey from Trinidad. One day at lunch, he compared driving in Trinidad with driving in Toronto. In Trinidad, he said, there … Continue reading

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