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Jesus, Crucified King

Audio clip and bulletin notes for a sermon preached at Morden Mennonite on Jan. 29, 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 Gaia, a … Continue reading

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“Remember Me”

“Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.” The words of a thief on a cross. “Thief” isn’t really the right word, though—he was no pickpocket, no petty thief. He was a violent bandit who had, by his own … Continue reading

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We are Called to Risk-Taking

“The Holy Spirit said, ‘Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them…’ Barnabas and Paul have risked their lives for the sake of our Lord Jesus Christ” (13:2; 15:26). Pastor’s Notes: In … Continue reading

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The Foolishness of the Cross

A meditation on the cross which I gave last year at the Morden Good Friday Community Service, April 18, 2014. It is based on 1 Corinthians 1:18-25. A few years ago I was fortunate to be able to go to Israel-Palestine … Continue reading

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