The Matrix

May 16, 2021
When I was in seminary at Knox College, I did a history course one time called Modernism and Fundamentalism. It was about movements in Christianity, in particular in the early…

As I have loved you

May 9, 2021
  Several years ago, I frequently went to internet site called Sarahlaughed.net and read the lectionary musings of Sarah Dylan Breuer an Anglican Laywoman who had a Master of Philosophy…

Abide

May 2, 2021
I have in my library, a book that is very dear to me and treasured. It was written over twenty years ago by Father William J. Bausch who is now…

A shepherd’s love

April 25, 2021
I have been accused that my sermons sometimes are too much about love. And it is probably a fair accusation. It is what I think God is all about, and…

The Communications Gap

April 18, 2021
Listening is not easy. To really listen to another person is a lot of hard work. Most of the time when we are in a conversation with a person we…

The Body of Christ

April 11, 2021
The Moderator-Elect of the Presbyterian Church in Canada was announced on April 1st, 2021. There is a nationwide ballot preceding the announcement of the winner. All the members of the…

Koluoed

April 2, 2021
Philip Yancey opens up his book, “What’s so amazing about grace?” with this story he heard from a friend who works with the down and out in Chicago. A prostitute…

Envy

March 28, 2021
In high school I had to study Shakespeare. I studied, Henry IV part one, Romeo and Juliet, and Macbeth. Watching a Shakespearian play is a very different experience than watching…

Apocalypse Now

March 21, 2021
In 1979 I started Knox College to do a Masters of Divinity and start my path into ministry in the Presbyterian Church in Canada. Moving to Toronto was quite a…

The Tiger (2021)

March 14, 2021
Frederick Buechner tells an old near-eastern fable about of a motherless tiger cub who was found by a herd of goats and adopted by them. He grew up thinking he…