“One Degree of Separation” December 23, 2018

“One Degree of Separation” Micah 5:2-5a Hebrews 10:5-10 Luke 1:47-55   Well, we are almost there, and this Advent season of hope, peace, joy and love will soon make way for that day that we set aside to worship and to celebrate that moment that God came to us. This wasn’t a casual reminder, this wasn’t a wake up call. No, God came to us in the flesh in the form of a little baby- innocent, precious, and holy. God came to us that we might have hope, that we might know...

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“The Irony of Peace” December 9, 2018

The Irony of Peace” Malachi 3:1-4/ Philippians 1:3-11/ Luke 3:1-6   There are few things in this world that make life more interesting than good old fashioned irony, wouldn’t you say? The moment that we think we know what is going on –that we have it all figured out – only to find out that the reality is the complete opposite. The ironies of our world can be funny. Gary Kremen, the founder of Match.com, an online dating service, encouraged everyone he knew to join it,...

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“A Thrill of Hope” Dec. 2, 2018

“A Thrill of Hope” Jeremiah 33:14-16 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13 Luke 21:25-36   O holy night! The stars are brightly shining, It is the night of our dear Saviour’s birth. Long lay the world in sin and error pining, Till He appear’d and the soul felt its worth. A thrill of hope, the weary world rejoices, For yonder breaks a new and glorious morn. Fall on your knees! O hear the angel voices! O night divine, O night when Christ was born;             I believe,...

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“A King Changes Everything” Nov. 25, 2018

“A King Changes Everything” 2 Samuel 23:1-7 Revelations 1:4b-8 John 18:33-37   “Today is both the end and the climax of the Christian year. Today we indulge ourselves in a holy nonsense which is in fact the most beautiful truth: we celebrate the festival of Christ the King. He had no troops and built no palace, yet his rule is now boundless. He had no throne and wore no crown, yet as a king he is on his own. The truth, grace, and peace of Christ the King be with you...

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