Contributing sermons since Mar 11, 2015
Contributed on Jan 14, 2018
We all were called to serve God through the works of our hands and our intellect. No matter what we do, we are responding to our calling. God still calls each of us but we do not know how to receive God's message because we do not recognize the call.
The idea of calling or vocation outside of the priesthood is a protestant idea that came with the reformation. It was believed then, as at now, that we are called to different vocations in life and whatever we do is a result of our obedience to a divine plan. Therefore the carpenter was in service ...read more
Contributed on Jan 7, 2018
When life is not going the way you want, it is human nature to review and promise oneself to redouble effort and do better. Here lies the root of the New Year resolution.
A New You in a New Year: How to Keep New Year Resolutions Mark 1 : 4 – 11 Welcome to a New Year and welcome to the first Sunday in the New Year. In the church Calendar, it is the Baptism of the Lord and the Epiphany. Today we celebrate with the Church universal the giving of the Christ child and ...read more
Contributed on Nov 29, 2017
Advent in the postmodern period
In the Christian community Advent has seen changes. The word is taken from the Latin Adventus, meaning to move towards. We Christians are moving towards the birth of Christ which will come at Christmas. In the Church, we are called upon to prepare our hearts and minds to receive Christ. The ...read more
Contributed on Nov 18, 2017
What we remember is a choice and gratitude is an attitude. Choose the things that bring thankfulness not those that elicit anger, regret and sadness.
A few years ago I had a conversation with a man that I knew at church. He had lost his business when fire gutted his store, and because he had no insurance, starting over was difficult. Moreover, he also was recently divorced and had lost custody of his children except that he was permitted to see ...read more
Contributed on Nov 16, 2017
Peace with yourself, peace with neighbors and peace with the world is what we need to live as Christians. We fail to grow when we live our lives for others and become afraid of losing the affection and approval of those we think are important in our lives
Imagine a Church with some problems, where some people are fighting to become leaders. Yet, despite their own problems, when they heard that the individual who helped to establish the church was in need, they all come together, contributed money to send to help the individual. The leader wrote back ...read more