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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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Jesus is Not Divided

Audio clip and bulletin notes for a sermon preached at Morden Mennonite on Jan. 22, 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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“You Are All God’s Lego”

In Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith. As many of you as were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. There is no longer Jew or Greek, there is no longer slave or free, there is no … Continue reading

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We Value Diversity

These are some brief notes related to my October 19 sermon, part of our series on the “Seven Values” that guide us as a church. For this sermon I focused on Colossians 3:10-17. Jesus has come to create a “new humanity,” … Continue reading

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We Value Unity

These are some brief notes related to my October 5 sermon, part of our series on the “Seven Values” that guide us as a church. At the centre of all our beliefs and practices as Christians, like a bonfire that draws us … Continue reading

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The Bible as Diverse Anthology

In the last two posts I’ve looked at what it means for us as Christians to say that the Bible is “inspired” or “God-breathed” (2 Timothy 3:16). A key idea I’ve emphasized is that whatever we mean by Scripture’s divine … Continue reading

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The Simplicity of Christian Unity

A few weeks ago I blogged some thoughts on Christian unity. I suggested that we need to have a centred approach to this unity. We need to think of Christian unity not like a fence that defines the outer limits … Continue reading

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