Members of St. John stand behind a banner reading "Truth, Reconciliation & Equity: They Matter to Us!", as part of the Kairos Canada's Put Yourself In The Picture Campaign in support of an Equitable Canada and aboriginal rights. The banner was made by Sunday School Participants.
3rd Sunday after Epiphany—Mark 1:14-20—January 22, 2012 How moral are we, really? When push comes to shove, will we do the right thing? Some sociologists who study these kinds of questions did an interesting experiment recently in the Netherlands. They asked psychology students whether they would blow the whistle on an unethical experiment, one that … Continue reading How moral are we, really?
January 8, 2012 John the Baptist has for me always been a fascinating character study. While the other disciples come across as gentle, even tentative, and certainly, with exceptions, dutiful to Jesus, John has the rebel in him. He comes across as a guy who didn’t mess with pretence, who wasn’t big on pretty words, … Continue reading Baptism of Our Lord
Christmas Eve 2011 This month, a woman walked into an American Kmart store, asked the clerk to see a list of the store layaways and paid off several that were for children’s toys and clothes. She did so without getting any credit and left the store quietly. But her act started a chain reaction, and … Continue reading What is Faith?