Category Archives: Michael Pahl

Blessed are the Poor in Spirit

An excerpt from Pastor Michael’s sermon on September 17, 2017, reflecting on the first Beatitude in the Sermon on the Mount. The full audio is below. When Jesus talks in the Beatitudes about being “blessed,” he is combining two ideas … Continue reading

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Lord, Teach Us!

Jesus’ teaching is not just an add-on, something extra for extra-spiritual Christians. Rather, Jesus’ teaching is central to Jesus’ entire life. It fits hand-in-glove with Jesus’ healings and miracles, his death and resurrection. If you’re going to claim to follow … Continue reading

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Fall Programs Starting Up!

Fall programs are starting up! Senior Youth kicks off this Friday, and this Sunday is the startup for our Sunday School for children and youth along with our adult Sunday Study. Contact one of the pastors or the church office … Continue reading

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Why Jesus?

Why do Christians look to Jesus as the centre of our faith and life? Pastor Michael explores this question in this sermon, highlighting three fundamental answers given in the New Testament: Jesus shows us who God is (Jesus is God). … Continue reading

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Give Them Something to Eat

We tend to hear the story of Jesus feeding the five thousand in one of two ways. The first way we hear it is something like this: Jesus transforms five loaves and two fish into a whole meal for a … Continue reading

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Jesus Loves Me, This I Know

I can believe that God loves everyone, but am I truly persuaded that God loves me? How do we move from “God so loved the world that he gave his one-and-only Son” (John 3:16) to “Jesus loved me and gave … Continue reading

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A Sower Went Out to Sow

During our July 16 worship service Pastor Michael preached on the Parable of the Sower from Matthew’s Gospel, helping us to develop the “ears to hear” Jesus’ teaching by setting this story in its context. Here’s the audio of his … Continue reading

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