On The Secrecy of Christ - Sept 12, 2021
Sunday Worship of St Paul's Anglican Church in Vancouver, BC. The sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost. 1st reading: PROVERBS 1:20-33 2nd reading: JAMES 3:1-12 Gospel reading: MARK 8:27-38 We talk about making mistakes, keeping secrets, overcoming shortcomings, and gardening.
September 13, 2021
On The Armor of God - August 22, 2021
Our faith is like armor made of peace, justice, and trust. Philip expands on the meaning of Jesus being the bread of life and together we discover how true faith and spiritual growth is not in the external signs, not a switch we turn on, but a continual process of growth and self-awareness. 1st reading: 1 KINGS 8:1, 6, 10-11, 22-30, 41-43 2nd reading: EPHESIANS 6:10-20 Gospel reading: JOHN 6:56-69 ***Apologies for the very bad audio quality. These readings & sermons are recorded live and we sometimes experience technical difficulties.***
August 25, 2021
On The Magnificat - August 15, 2021
Celebrating the moment Mary says "yes", an unconditional "yes", to God. What is the Magnificat, and how does the story behind it tie into our modern lives? In this episode, Rev. Philip contemplates how God brings in the people from the margins and how material wealth hinders spiritual growth.
August 16, 2021
On The Bread of Life - August 8, 2021
This week Jesus reminds us that he is the bread of life, Paul tells the Ephesians that it's ok to be angry, but let no evil come out of your mouth, while David mourns the death of his son, killed at the hands of his servants. Reverend Philip talks about politics, complaining, emotions, reformation, the faith journey, and gluten intolerance. This Sunday is packed with carbs, spiritual carbs that are good for you. Enjoy!
August 9, 2021