A Birth Story

December 25, 2018 – Christmas Day When we hear birth stories, we know what to expect. First of all, there are the basics: boy or girl? Weight? Length? How are mom and baby doing? Beyond that we might talk about when and where the child was born, and who was actually there at the time….

Christmas Giving – II

December 24, 2018 – Christmas Eve – 11:15 p.m. When God was choosing the best way to express God’s love for us, he chose Jesus: a baby born in a manger. This is perhaps a bit of a surprise: who would have thought that a baby born 2000 years ago, would be the perfect gift…

Christmas Giving – I

December 24, 2018 – Christmas Eve – 6:30 p.m.  The past few weeks have been filled with suggestions for Christmas giving. You know, the kind of thing I am talking about: perfect gifts for … fill in the blank according to age, gender, interests. What would be the best way to express our love for…

Stand Up

Sunday, December 2, 2018 – Advent I Scripture: Psalm 25:1-10  (Read passage HERE.) Luke 21:25-36  (Read passage HERE.)

Listen to the King

Sunday, November 25, 2018 Scripture: John 18:33-37 This past week a Presbyterian church in Ontario posted this on their Facebook page: “Free bible study free! This Friday, the Black Friday deal you have been waiting for… Wychwood Davenport Presbyterian Church’s annual Black Friday free bible study give away. COME THIS FRIDAY AND RECEIVE BONUS FREE…

Birth Pangs

Sunday, November 18, 2018 Scripture: Mark 13:1-8  (Read passage HERE) There’s been a lot of Temple talk in this section of the gospel of Mark.  Remember this conversation between Jesus and his disciples takes place during Holy Week, the last week of Jesus’ life.  What we are reading are in fact Jesus’ last words to…

Focusing

    Remembrance Day Sunday, November 11, 2018 . Scriptures: Ruth 3:1-5, 4:13-17  (Read passage HERE) Mark 12:38-44         (Read passage HERE)

Unbind Him

Anniversary Sunday, November 4, 2018 Scripture: Psalm 24           (Read passage HERE) John 11:32-44  (Read passage HERE)

Zebedee DNA

Sunday, October 21, 2018 Scripture: Mark 10:35-45 (Read passage HERE) Jesus and the disciples are walking to Jerusalem.  Of course, Jerusalem is a red flag word for us:  2000 years later, we know what that means, we know what will happen.  Jesus will be crucified.  The disciples however, are still in the dark.  As far as…