Sermon – ‘Learning To Not Know’

March 31, 2019  Doug Norris Before I begin to preach, let me say a bit about how it has been to be a preacher here.   In this 20 square feet of floorspace.    This is all self-serving nostalgia, but I do thank you for the moments here to ponder it a bit. First of all...

Sermon : ‘Fast Food in Babylon’

Audio recording of sermon, March 3, 2019, Doug Norris   By the rivers of Babylon we sat and wept, when we remembered Zion. There on the poplars we hung our harps, for there our captors asked us for songs,     our tormentors demanded songs of joy;     they said,...

Sermon : Please Do Not Disturb

Doug Norris  (Is.40 : 27-31 , Mk 1 : 29-39) I’ll begin with a confession.  I have been caught sleeping on the job.   Among the various odd items sitting around my office – there is a 4 foot long pencil, 2 guitars that I never use, a shovel, my bobble-head Jesus...

Sermon : ‘Curry In Carnoustie’

 Doug Norris A couple of weeks ago I asked for some themes to discuss, here in my last set of sermons.  –  I got a  very fine and challenging response – from Jocelyn. I’ll paraphrase but just slightly : Can I be committed to both the practice of my...