Category Archives: Michael Pahl

Christ Above All Powers

Ascension Sunday is the Sunday when we celebrate Christ’s exaltation to the right hand of God, “far above all rule and authority and power and dominion,” in the words of Ephesians 1. But what does this mean? And what difference … Continue reading

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A Service of Healing and Hope

Join us this Sunday, May 7, at 7:00 pm, for a candlelight service of scripture, song, and prayer for mental health, for those struggling with mental illness and those who care for them. This service will be in the style … Continue reading

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When the Pastor Isn’t Blogging…

It has been a while since I have blogged here, and I haven’t blogged much recently on my personal blog, either. There are several reasons for this slow-down, not least of which is simply the need for a bit of … Continue reading

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“Restore Us, O God!” Lent and Easter Sermons

Through this season of Lent, through Holy Week to Easter Sunday, we are calling on God to revive us, to renew us, to restore us. Pastor Michael’s sermons explore various dimensions of our very human experience of faith. This blog … Continue reading

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Some Notes on “Gaia’s Story”

It was a Friday afternoon, two days before I was to begin my sermon series on 1 Corinthians 1-3. I had the whole series laid out, my first sermon nearly completed. Highly exegetical, deeply theological, desperately needed. But utterly uninteresting. … Continue reading

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No Foundation but Jesus

Audio clip and bulletin notes for a sermon preached at Morden Mennonite on Feb. 19, 2017, in a series called “Jesus: Our Church’s One Foundation.” This sermon concludes our reflection on Paul’s words in 1 Corinthians through the story of … Continue reading

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Co-Labourers with Jesus

Audio clip and bulletin notes for a sermon preached at Morden Mennonite on Feb. 12, 2017, in a series called “Jesus: Our Church’s One Foundation.” This sermon continues our reflection on Paul’s words in 1 Corinthians through the story of … Continue reading

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