Recent Publications

“The Bread of Life”

In the Gospel of John, Jesus makes seven statements or declarations about himself that begin with ‘I am..”  ‘I am’ is the Hebrew name for God.  And seven is a number that stands for perfection or completeness.  So by saying ‘I am’ seven times Jesus is saying that he is fully or completely God.  The… more »

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Sermon by Pastor Brian Schwarz

“Compassion”

The Gospel Lesson for today is Mark 6: 30 – 34, 53 – 56 which includes the story of the feeding of five thousand people – and also about the time when Jesus went to a place of solitude with his disciples.  The sermon is based on verses 30 – 34 of Mark 6. ‘The… more »

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Sermon by Pastor Allan Wain

“How to have courage to survive persecution”

The Gospel for today is the story of the death of John the Baptist – Mark 6: 14-29: ‘King Herod heard about this, for Jesus’ name had become well known.  Some were saying, “John the Baptist has been raised from the dead, and that is why miraculous powers are at work in him.”  Others said,… more »

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Sermon by Pastor Brian Schwarz