From Death to Life

As we are all staying at home during COVID-19, Knox is providing podcast services. Not everyone can access these, though, so we are also posting my sermons on our Knox Talks blog. I would like to thank Shelley Rose for transcribing my notes into text for the blog. — (Rev) Andrew Jensen From Death toContinue reading “From Death to Life”

Terrible Choices (Father’s Day, Indigenous Sunday 2020)

As we are all staying at home during COVID-19, Knox is providing podcast services. Not everyone can access these, though, so we are also posting my sermons on our Knox Talks blog. I would like to thank Shelley Rose for transcribing my notes into text for the blog. — (Rev) Andrew Jensen Terrible Choices Scripture:Continue reading “Terrible Choices (Father’s Day, Indigenous Sunday 2020)”

Ask Andrew 4 (2018): Reading the Old Testament

“Ask Andrew” is an annual opportunity for members of Knox to ask questions of faith and religion. Andrew answers them in the Sunday morning service, and now in this blog. Enjoy! Should we study the Old Testament, given that it embodies ideas and practices we do not accept today? [Note on terminology: Today’s usage typicallyContinue reading “Ask Andrew 4 (2018): Reading the Old Testament”

Ask Andrew 1 (2018): Jesus’ Women Disciples

“Ask Andrew” is an annual opportunity for members of Knox to ask questions of faith and religion. Andrew answers them in the Sunday morning service, and now in this blog. Enjoy! Ask Andrew 1 (2018): Jesus’ Women Disciples We hear about the male disciples. Were there any female disciples? The short answer is: Yes! JesusContinue reading “Ask Andrew 1 (2018): Jesus’ Women Disciples”

A Change of Heart

Remember Joseph and his Amazing Coat of Many Colours? (Note how I carefully avoided copyright violation there?) Joseph’s brothers sold him into slavery in Egypt, after briefly plotting to murder him. Over the following years, Joseph was a slave, a wrongfully convicted prisoner, and a dream interpreter to the king, which finally led him toContinue reading “A Change of Heart”

One Christian’s Response to Donald Trump’s Election

The election of Donald Trump has stirred up a hornet’s nest. One thing that particularly struck me was listening to parents say: “what shall we tell our children? We teach them not to be bullies, and now a bully has been elected to the most powerful office in the world.” This question is a wake-upContinue reading “One Christian’s Response to Donald Trump’s Election”