Reflection: Nov 26

Nov. 26 2017 sermon Matthew 25:31-46 Reign of Justice, Reign of Service When I was graduating from the theological school, I noticed that graduation ceremony is called “commencement”. I thought it was weird because ‘commence’ … more —>

Reflection: Nov 19

Nov. 19, 2017 sermon Matthew 25:1-13/ Judges 4:1-8 Gifted People, Working Together Almost two weeks ago, I went to Nanaimo to attend a workshop on emotional intelligence and human relationship skills. I didn’t really know … more —>

Reflection: November 5

November 5, 2017 Sermon Matthew 5:1-12/ 1 John 3:1-3 Blessed Are Those… This past week, we went through Halloween and All Saints’ Day. While doing nothing Halloween-y except for watching a surprisingly scary children’s movie, … more —>

Reflection: Oct 29

October 29, 2017 Sermon (Reformation Sunday) Matthew 22:34-40 Reformation of Our Own During the Presbytery weekend, I had the honour and privilege to preach at Rev. Ibi’s covenanting service in Cranbook. I was worried about … more —>

Reflection: Sept 17

September 17, 2017 Sermon Exodus 14:19-31/ Matthew 18:21-35  New Vision for God’s People When you hear the word ‘salvation’, what comes to your mind? Are you still haunted by the traditional church teaching that salvation … more —>

Reflection: Sept 10

September 10, 2017 Sermon Exodus 12:1-14/ Matthew 18:15-20  Living Together in the Community of God The new school year has started, and it reminded me of whenever I started a new school, or a new … more —>

Reflection: Sept 3

September 3, 2017 Sermon Exodus 3:1-15/ Matthew 16:21-28  What It Means to be Called Have you heard of a televangelist called Joel Osteen? He has a mega church in Houston, Texas that can seat 16,000 … more —>

Reflection: Aug 27

August 27, 2017 Sermon Exodus 1:8-2:10/ Matthew 16:13-20   Who Is Jesus to You?  When we see someone we know well do something uncharacteristic, we say things like, “It’s like I don’t even know you” … more —>

Reflection: Aug 20

August 20, 2017 Sermon Genesis 45:1-15/ Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32/ Matthew 15:10-28  Called and United into God’s Family We have already discussed family more than once, but let’s do it again. When we think of family, … more —>