Tag Archives: Advent

Are we there yet?

“Are we there yet?”  Between the goings-on of the season, and all the snow we’ve already gotten, you might be feeling that way too.  Isn’t it Christmas already?  How can it still be a week away?  Well, fun fact, this … Continue reading

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the Light of the World

Merry Christmas! Or, dare I say, happy holidays! The three days immediately following Christmas Day are also major holy days in the Christian year. December 26th commemorates St. Stephen, the Deacon and martyr, whose story is told in the book … Continue reading

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Counting Down Advent

Christmas is approaching quickly!  And because this is such a busy time of year for many people, it’s easy to miss that thoughtful and excited sense of anticipation that the Advent season calls us into.  If you’re finding this month … Continue reading

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The War on Christmas

He sees you when you’re sleeping. He knows when you’re awake. He knows if you’ve been bad or good, so be good for goodness sake! You’d better watch out. You’d better not cry. You’d better not pout. I’m telling you … Continue reading

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Jesus: the gift that keeps on giving

This sermon was preached at Grace Anglican Church on January 4th, 2015. Introduction Let’s quickly take stock of where we’ve been thus far: Last month the Bishop talked about hope. Two weeks ago I told you story of the Maccabees. … Continue reading

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Advent 4 – Recognizing the Word & Rejoicing in His Coming

Introductory Prayer O Lord, raise up your power, and come among us, and with great might help us; that whereas, through our sins and wickedness, we are hurt and hindered in running the race that is set before us, your … Continue reading

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Advent 3 – Witnessing about the Word, in Hope

Introductory Prayer O Lord Jesus Christ, who at your first coming did send your messenger to prepare your way before you; Grant that the ministers and stewards of your mysteries may likewise so prepare and make ready your way, by … Continue reading

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