Thoughts on Egypt

I’ve been following the protests in Egypt and praying for the Egyptian people – for their safety, and for a birth of greater freedom.  A few passages from the Writings that come to mind: A king who has absolute power, and who believes that his subjects are such slaves that he has a right to [Read More...]

What’s In A Name?

First of all, welcome to my blog, and welcome to the new site for those who’ve already been following me!  I’m excited to work with Patheos – they host several of my favourite blogs (e.g. Jesus Creed, The Deacon’s Bench, The Bible and Culture), and I look forward to getting involved in the conversations that happen [Read More...]

Your Place in Heaven

I’ve posted before about angels who go to the lower levels of heaven being content with their place, since they are as happy as they can be and don’t wish to be in the higher heavens.  I was having a conversation about this recently, and another thought struck me that helped me picture the attitude [Read More...]

Eating Ashes

I experienced a lot of grief last year.  A lot of people I care about died.  It’s been a struggle to stay positive light of the stark realization that everyone dies.  I hold on to my faith in life after death, but in times of temptation (if that’s what it is), everything seems lifeless, and [Read More...]

Podcast on New Years’ Resolutions

I’m a guest on today’s Chapman Cast podcast with Pearse Frazier and Malcolm Smith, on the topic of New Year’s resolutions.  It was my first podcast, and I think you can tell that while they were actually listening to each other and holding a conversation, I was furiously trying to think of what I was [Read More...]

Sermon: Nothing Will Be Impossible

This is a family talk I gave on December 5, 2010, at the Olivet New Church in Toronto.  Um, I realized afterwards that I forgot to say what happened with the man who prayed, “Lord, I believe, help my unbelief” – kind of an important part of the story.  His son was healed.  You can [Read More...]

Sermon: A Little Child Shall Lead Them

UPDATE: Sermon audio available here. I preached this sermon on November 28, 2010 at the Olivet New Church in Toronto. A LITTLE CHILD SHALL LEAD THEM A Sermon by Rev. Coleman S. Glenn The season leading up to Christmas can be a busy time – students, parents, and teachers trying to fit in all the [Read More...]

Sermon: Preparing the Way of the Lord

I preached this sermon in Dawson Creek, BC on November 21, 2010. PREPARING THE WAY FOR THE LORD A Sermon by Rev. Coleman S. Glenn “And you, child, will be called the prophet of the Highest; For you will go before the face of the Lord to prepare His ways, To give knowledge of salvation [Read More...]

Sermon: The Good Soldier

This talk was given for Remembrance Day on Thursday, November 11, 2010, at the Olivet New Church in Toronto. THE GOOD SOLDIER Remembrance Day Address by Rev. Coleman S. Glenn “Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.” (John 15:13) At 11:00 this morning, we will [Read More...]

Sermon: The Desolate Land Yields Fruit

This sermon was preached in Dawson Creek, BC, and Grande Prairie, Alberta, on Sunday September 26. THE DESOLATE LAND YIELDS FRUIT A Sermon by Rev. Coleman S. Glenn “Thus says the Lord Jehovih to the mountains, and to the hills, to the rivers, and to the valleys, to the desolate wastes, and to the cities [Read More...]


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