Sermons from March 2019

Lent 3 – Battling the Hydra

Walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. This week has been a horror as the violence we hear of so often in the news in other places has come close to home here in Utrecht.  We pray for the families suddenly torn apart unexpectedly by loss and grief and for those struggling to recover wounds to their bodies and to their souls.…

Ash Wednesday – The Glory of God is a living human being

“When you fast, anoint your head and wash your face, so that you do not appear to others to be fasting, but to your Father, who sees in secret, and your Father shall reward you openly! “ Today we enter into Lent – it is often observed as a time of greater prayer and fasting and almsgiving (or service) – and I will speak about that a little later. What is a living human being?…