Sunday, November 28, 2010

Open Our Eyes

Isaiah 2:1-5
Romans 13:11-14
Matthew 24:36-44

It’s time! It’s time to wake up, and open our eyes and see beyond the usual mundane tasks of life. What is holding us back from seeing this new vision; a vision that holds out hope for justice, healing and peace in this world? Be prepared to look at life in a different way.

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Sunday, November 21, 2010

Annointed One

Jeremiah 23:1-6 A righteous branch for David
Luke 1:68-79 Zechariah's prophecy
Luke 22:33-43 This is the King of the Jews

When they called Jesus "the King of the Jews" it was meant to challenge the brutal power of the Roman Empire. Today, we do not need Jesus to be our "King", but we still need the authority of the "Annointed One" to stand against the brutal powers of our time.

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Sunday, November 14, 2010

The End

Malachi 4:1-2a The great day of the Lord
Psalm 98 O sing a new song
Luke 21:5-19 Signs and persecutions

Stories of "the end" are metaphorical ways of describing the "purpose" of life: we live our lives "to what end"? We are tempted by simplistic explanations, but it is only in the holistic view that we see our true "end".

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Sunday, November 7, 2010

The Gordon Brown Story

Psalm 23
Psalm 103
1 Corinthians 15:1-11

Guest Speaker: The Reverend Gordon How
Rev Gordon Brown was a minister of Robertson-Wesley who went over-seas with the Canadian Armed Forces and was killed in action in 1944. Gordon How tells the story of his long and personal interest in Gordon Brown's story, including a visit to his grave in Antwerp, Belguim.

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