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Let Your Light Shine

A sermon based on Luke 11:33-36 and preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction What is our purpose? I ask that both in terms of our role as a church and as individual followers...

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Who is the Greatest?

A sermon based on Luke 9:46-48 and preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction People should have great expectations. People should want to have a great life, a great marriage, a great career, even...

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Advent Four: Love

This is sermon based on 1 John 4:7-12 that I preached at the Spanish congregation at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction In addition to my role as a pastor at Queen Street Baptist Church,...

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Being an Acts Church: Part Two

A message based on Acts 2:42-47 and preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. You can watch the video here. Introduction A few weeks ago, we took a trip into the past to observe the...

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Revisiting the Comfortable Pew

A message based on 2 Corinthians 1:3-11 preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. You can listen to the audio here. Introduction A number of years ago, there was a popular book by Pierre Berton called...

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Being an Acts Church: Part One

A sermon based on Acts 2:42-47 preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. You can listen to the audio here. Introduction When my mother was getting near to the end of her life, one of her...

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What is Discipleship?

A sermon based on Luke 9:23-27 and preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. You can listen to the audio here. Introduction Why do we exist? Why is there a church? I mean both, why...

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Who is Jesus?

A sermon based on Luke 9:18-20 and preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. You can find the audio here. Introduction I have been fortunate to have had a number of jobs and roles. Second only...

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Living a Life of Thanksgiving

A sermon based on Philippians 4:4-7 and preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction Thanksgiving is one of my favourite holidays. I will confess that a big part of that is the thanksgiving meal. It...

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3 Lessons From the Feeding of the 5000

A sermon based on Luke 9:10-17 preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction How do we know when someone really means something? Usually they will repeat a statement more than once. Obviously it would be...

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Miracles Twelve Years in the Making

A sermon based on Luke 8:40-56 preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction I don’t have a lot of patience when it comes to waiting. I can remember back in 1983 arriving at the...

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Jesus: The Tomb Raider

A sermon based on Luke 8:26-39 preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction There are plenty of events in the life and ministry of Jesus that it would be neat to be at. Imagine what...

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Jesus in the Storm

A sermon based on Luke 8:22-25 and preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction Have you ever been in a scary situation in which things seemed out of control? While I can think of some...

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What is the Kingdom of God?

A sermon based on Matthew 6:25-34, preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction Futurists, a number of decades ago, had some predictions about what life would be like now. The hope was that advances...

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What is Sin?

A sermon based on 1 John 1:5-2:6 preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction What is sin? Well, isn’t it obvious? Sin is doing something bad. We can all probably recollect a time when we...

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Abortion and Euthanasia

This is a message that was preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction The Ten Commandments have been a huge influence in the development of morals in western society. Each of the commandments are...

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Spiritual Warfare

A sermon based on Ephesians 6:10-20 preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction I remember back about twenty-five years ago when I was deep into my spiritual journey. I had recently moved from atheism to...

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Healing and the Prosperity Gospel

A sermon preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. You can find the audio here. Introduction It was about thirty years ago. I was up early to catch a plane to go to Florida for...

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What is a Sharing Church?

A sermon preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction We have been looking at the mission of Queen Street Baptist Church. We have looked at our qualities as a welcoming, growing and worshiping church....

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What is a Worshiping Church?

A sermon preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction Queen Street Baptist Church has identified itself as a worshiping community. It is hardly controversial that a church would want to be active in worship,...

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What is a Growing Church?

A sermon based on Philippians 1:3-11 preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction As a child, I was usually the smallest of any of the students in my class. This sometimes made me a...

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What is a Welcoming Church?

A sermon on Matthew 11:28-30 preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction You never get a second chance to make a first impression. This is true for both individuals and churches. I remember when...

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Are We Listening?

A sermon based on Luke 8:1-15 preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction Relationships depend on communication. That is a basic fact. Show me any relationship that is struggling, and you will find there...

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Love and Thankfulness

A sermon based on Luke 7:36-50 and preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction People either love surprises or hate them. In many cases it depends on the nature of the surprise. I remember coming...

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Faith, Doubt and the Unexpected

A sermon preached at Queen Street Baptist Church on Luke 7:18-28. Introduction Would you describe yourself as gullible or skeptical? I must confess that one of my guilty privileges is having fun with gullible...

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I Believe. Yes, Sir!

A message based on Luke 7:1-10 preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction What would it take to amaze you? Depending on your life experience, it might be difficult for you to be surprised or...

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The Secret to Living the Christian Life

A sermon based on Luke 6:43-49 preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction When I talk to skeptics about why they reject Christianity, their responses generally fall into two camps. One, which I’m not going...

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To Judge or Not to Judge

A sermon based on Luke 6:37-42 preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction It has been observed that we live in a post-Christian society, where many people both inside and outside the church are...

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What is So Triumphal About the Triumphal Entry? 0

What is So Triumphal About the Triumphal Entry?

A sermon based on Mark 11:1-11 preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction I have been stuck in traffic many times in my life. Once I was even an hour and a half late...

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Blessings and Woes in an Upside Down World

A sermon that looks at the blessings and woes in Luke 6:17-26 preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction God bless you! When are you most likely to hear that? While we should hear it...

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What is a Baptist?

This is a sermon that was preached at Queen Street Baptist Church as part of CBOQ Sunday. Introduction This is Queen Street Baptist Church. Queen Street BAPTIST Church. We belong to the Canadian BAPTISTS...

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Trusting Like Jesus

This is a sermon titled “Trusting Like Jesus” based on Luke 4:1-13 that I preached at Queen St Baptist Church. Introduction One of the things that I really love about the Bible is that...

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Apologetics in the Real World

1 Peter 3:13-16 Introduction I have many roles in my life of ministry. I am a guest preacher, a Bible college teacher, an army chaplain and a writer. One of the roles that I...

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Cross of Suffering

Introduction Good Friday is about remembering Jesus’ death on the cross.  The cross is central to the Christian hope.  But why did Jesus die and why do we consider that death good?  Many Christians...

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Did Jesus Die on the Cross and Rise Again?

1 Corinthians 2:1-2, 15:12-17 Introduction Have you ever been in some sort of sales transaction or contract? All sorts of details are being presented and the other person goes on and on and on....

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