“God Speaks Today”: The Third Sunday After Epiphany – Sunday, January 23, 2022

Preached at All Saints, King City, Anglican Diocese of Toronto, 23 January, 2022.   Texts for this Sunday: Neh 8:1-3.5-6.8-10; Ps 19; 1 Cor 12:12-31a; Lk 4:14-21 “[T]he priest Ezra brought the law before the assembly, both men and women and all who could hear with understanding.” (Neh 8:2). Last Sunday I talked about revelation, about […]

“Heads High and Joyous”: A Sermon for the First Sunday of Advent – November 28, 2021

A Sermon for the First Sunday of Advent, 28 November, 2021.  Preached at All Saints, King City, Anglican Diocese of Toronto.  Readings for this Sunday:  Jer 33:14-16; Ps 25:1-9; 1 Th 3:9-13; Lk 21:35-36 Predicting the future is a difficult business. Every year at this time, smart people fill influential magazines and journals with predictions for […]

“The Duty of Memory”: A Sermon for Remembrance Sunday – November 14, 2021

Preached at All Saints, King City, Anglican Diocese of Toronto, Sunday, 14 November, 2021. Master Corporal Byron Greff was a handsome young man from Red Deer, Alberta, and had just become a father.   He was part of a Canadian Armed Forces mission to Afghanistan, helping train that country’s National Army.   Just a little over ten years ago, […]