A holy anger!

December 16 2018               Luke 3:7-18 You brood of vipers! We cannot get around it, John the Baptist did not mince his words! He was angry. Before we look at why, first I would like us to look at how we respond to anger. How do you react to anger? I know in my family […]

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Facing racism and prejudices head on!

CCC                      September 9, 2018                                 Mark 7: 24-37   Well today is the kick-off of a new school year, and despite the church’s liturgical calendar that puts the beginning of the church year with the first Sunday of Advent, and our calendars, that put the beginning on January 1st, the first Sunday after Labour […]

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July 22 2018 CCC John 6: 1-21 I love a good story. There was a time where people told more stories, around the campfire, the hearth, around the table. Maybe you remember, earlier times, an uncle, an aunt, who could spin a good story. My dad could, but that part of him only came out […]

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What will be your cross?

CCC February 25, 2018   Mark 8:31-38 Have you ever been in a situation where you are listening to someone and just wished they would say what they thought, instead of dancing around it? You just want to holler ‘Just say it!’ In French we say, ‘Arrête de tourner autour du pot’, in other words ‘Get […]

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Advent 1 December 3, 2017                  Mark 13 : 24-37 The first Sunday of Advent, now we can really get ready for Christmas! Forget the fact that the stores have had the Christmas decorations up for awhile and the secular Christmas carols have been piped in as well, now it is official, the first Sunday of […]

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Saying no to Caesar, saying yes to God!

October 22, 2017                 CCC                      Matthew 22: 15-22 Have you ever felt that you have fallen into a trap? Today’s gospel passage is about people setting a trap for Jesus. His opponents have joined forces. The Herodians, who are the collaborators with the occupying Roman forces, the people with money and influence, and the […]

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How to get along!

1 octobre 2017           CCC            Philippians : 2 :1-13 I love the Apostle Paul’s letter to the Church in Philippi, probably because it is the most relational. It is really a letter from a pastor to a congregation he is very close to. Having pastored now for over 30 years, I can identify with him. It was […]

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Game of Thrones

CCC           September 10 2017                  Matthew 18:15-20 and Roman 13:8 – 14 How many of you have watched Game of thrones and I am not referring to what has been happening in Washington recently? For those of you who have not, here is a bit of a run-down of this 7 season long HBO […]

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