What does “Evangelical” Mean anymore?

Ash Wednesday 2020:Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21

The word evangelical is posted on the front of the church of which I am called. The term ‘Evangelical’ has been claimed by one narrow theological viewpoint and codified as such by news networks across the planet. This text from Matthew points to a different form of evangelism.

FEB 16th: Listen to this sermon if you have been excluded by a Christian Community

The bible says some awful things about how to treat divorced people. Specific verses have been used to abuse and alienate those in need of reconciliation. This sermon is a compassionate response.

This picture shows a broken and defaced crypt in Havana. I chose this image to remind people that if the church does not strive to be inclusive we will lack relevance and crumble.

Sermon January 5th, 2019

Preaching text- John:1-18

The three images below were used as slides during the sermon. The slides show us three science fiction movies that predicted the future wrong. Admittedly, “Back to the Future” was accurate in some of its predictions but it got the hoverboard thing wrong. I still want a hoverboard as shown in the centre image.

So why all this talk about predicting the future on screen? The 1st chapter of the Gospel of John actually transcends time. We are able to see that the gifts that God’s only son gives the world are eternal.