Dynamic Downtown Worship in the Anglican Tradition

Sermons on Matthew

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Approval Addiction

In John Ortberg’s The Life You’ve Always Wanted, he speaks of people’s “bondage to what others think of them”. This “approval addiction” manifests itself in people’s desire to gain approval from others, regarding their appearance, opinions and personalities. It drives them to compare themselves to others, and compare their successes to those around them. These…

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When Siblings Collide

Sibling rivalry is as old as the hills. From Cain and Abel to the present, these domestic dynamics are often explosive and heartbreaking. Sunday we will look at the dysfunctional story of Jacob and Esau and find that even in the brokenness, the Lord is still working. Indeed, today He invites us to grapple honestly…

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Does God Ask For To Much

The binding of Isaac is one of the most shocking passages of Scripture. For over three thousand years believers (and unbelievers) have wrestled fiercely with the text. Many have condemned it as primitive and barbaric, an ugly example of a near-patricide. Others have tried to find some silver lining in the Lord’s chilling words. Today…

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Living with an Anchor

It seems every day over the last 2 weeks there has been an international terror strike in one form or another. From the deadly attack in Manchester England, to the London Bridge, to the French Cathedral of Notre Dame. Yet how can we respond differently from the world? In Christianity we have what no other…

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Do You Need Jesus

As your Rector and Shepherd, I can’t emphasize enough how critical Palm Sunday and Holy Week are both to our spiritual lives and to our understanding of Jesus. I urge you therefore, whatever you have planned that would take you away from worship on Palm Sunday and Holy Week, reschedule it! I promise you will…

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How to Make Disciples Jesus’ Way

“How can we be a light to the world rather than a mirror of the world? There is probably no greater foundational challenge from Western culture today than the challenge of living our lives as Jesus would, so that people see light rather than darkness and confusion. We call it discipleship, and it is a…

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