Contributed on Dec 13, 2002
A sermon for our Carols by Candlelight service. Slightly evangelistic
When Heaven touches earth. WBC 15.12.02pm Carols by Candlelight I was reading the story of Jesus’ birth to my day-care children one morning. As usual, I stopped to see if they understood. "What do we call the three wise men?" I asked. "The three maggots," replied a bright ...read more
Contributed on Dec 20, 2002
1) The Word 2) became flesh 3) and dwelt among us A sermon looking at the the theology and implications of Jesus becoming flesh... being born.
“The word became flesh, and dwelt among us”- The Incarnation Jn 1:1-14 Sun 22.12.02am It was late at night and Heidi, who was expecting her second child, was home alone with her 3 year old daughter, Katelyn. Heidi started to go into labour and called 911. Due to a power outage at the ...read more
Contributed on Dec 12, 2003
Words are not enough: the message must be incarnated to be communicated.
The Incarnation. WBC 14/12/03pm Jn 1:1-2, 14, Phil 2:5-11 Read Jn 1 passage WORDS ARE NOTE ENOUGH You have probably never heard of the island of Molokai. Well, it’s located in the state of Hawaii. And it has quite a history. You have to go way back to the late 1800’s to understand its ...read more
Contributed on Dec 18, 2003
An evangelistic sermon for a Carols by Candlelight service.
Looking for something more, this Christmas? Carols by Candlelight Sun 21 Dec 2003 pm According to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, while both male and female reindeer grow antlers in the summer each year, male reindeer drop their antlers at the beginning of winter, usually late November ...read more
Contributed on Dec 10, 2004
How to prepare for Christmas in the way that Mary did. How to cultivate the life of Jesus within.
Mary: the activity and intimacy Luke 1:39-56 WBC 12.12.04pm Introduction: This week I set Monday aside for reading and preparation for an essay for my MA on ‘How may the spiritual life of an individual be helped by a knowledge of different streams and religious traditions’ - busy reading ...read more
Contributed on Dec 18, 2004
A sermon for our Carols by Candlelight service. What is the peace that the angels are singing of, and how do we find it in our lives?
Carols by candlelight. Peace on earth. WBC 19.12.2004 pm. Luke 2:8-20 A mother and father went Christmas shopping one Saturday afternoon with their seven-year-old daughter. The Little girl was so thrilled and enthusiastic about the season. But her parents were just the opposite- - they were so ...read more
Contributed on Dec 23, 2004
A short talk for a Christmas Eve communion service on the anticipation of Simeon and Anna, and how they recongised the fulfillment of their hopes and dreams
Simeon and Anna: Anticipation and recognition. Christmas Eve Communion service 24th Dec 2004. Lk 2:21-40 ANTICIPATION It¡¦s almost Christmas day! - anticipation - bet the kids will be up¡Know or early o have you ever snuck downstairs to look at presents? „X Bike! Find out it¡¦s not for ...read more