Hebrews 11: 29-12:2, Psalm 80 VU 794-5 Part 2, Gospel: Luke 12: 49-56
“I’ve come to start a fire on this earth – how I wish it were blazing right now! I’ve come to change everything, turn everything rightside up- how I long for it to be finished! Do you think I came to smooth things over and make everything nice? Not so. I’ve come to disrupt and confront!” Luke 12, 49-51 The Message
No doubt this is one of those […]
Hebrews 11: 1-3, 8-16, Luke 12: 32-40
“Do not be afraid, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom”.
In the midst of these times of fear and mistrust, it is important for us to hold onto this promise that Jesus reminds us of – that our Creator cares about us and our world and desires that we assist God in creating a world of peace, justice and compassion. This is our vocation. Of course, […]
Proverbs 8: 1-4, 22-31, Psalm 8, John 16: 12-15
Wisdom, God’s constant companion is found in the joy of play and learning.
Canada has been a nation at play over the past few weeks as we have immersed ourselves in basketball fever, as fans have accompanied the Raptors in the struggle and the glory as they have fought their way to earn the NBA trophy. Fans across the nation have erupted with cries of joy, unable to contain themselves in the […]
Acts 16: 9-15, Psalm 67, John 5: 1-9
How aware of you the formal places of prayer in our area? If we think of the immediate neighbourhood we would include St Albans, St Joes’, St Paul’s Lutheran, the chapel at the Mission and the Salvation Army, Sacre Coeur, and All Nations’ Church at the French Elementary School. If we cast our mind further afield we see in our mind Notre Dame Basilica, the Fire of God Church next to Shepherds […]