A Complex Kingdom, July 2017

Morsels & Stories: I read from Does God have a Big Toe? about Max, the angel who was a camel.     Sermon: Jesus talks about the Kingdom of God in a lot of ways.     The lessons for today can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Matthew 13: 31–33 44–52. […]

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Spotted Knapweed and Kingdom Gardens, July 2017

Morsels & Stories: I did some show and tell with the main traveling communion sets I use.   Sermon: How does pulling spotted knapweed as a child interact with Jesus’ parable of the weeds?     The lessons can be found by clicking here. I worked most closely with Matthew 13:24-30 36-43.   Listen: 

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Seeds, Scattered July 2017

Morsels & Stories:  We spent a little more time with the Children’s Illustrated Bible from last week.     Sermon:  What might this parable have sounded like if it was told today?  What does the product of the seed in good ground need to hear?   The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I […]

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Easy and Light, July 2017

Morsels & Stories:  I talked about my favourite Bibles for younger people.  An illustrated one, one aimed at teens and small groups, and I mentioned one I don’t have (yet).   Sermon: Jesus says that his yoke is easy and his burden is light.  What things do we put down to walk with Jesus?   […]

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I wonder…Abraham and Isaac, July 2017

Morsels & Stories: Offertory plates.  I talked about ours and what they do.   Sermon: I guided us through the Abraham and Isaac story with some pauses to wonder.  (This sermon involves some pauses.)   The lessons can be found by clicking here. I worked most closely with Gen 22:1-14. Listen: 

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