How The Lord Could Feel Absent from God

Last week New Church Connection magazine published an article that I wrote on doubt.  In it, I mention a few of the times that the Lord Himself expressed feelings of despair and doubt.  When He was in the garden of Gethsemane, he prayed, “O My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from [Read More...]

Sermon: Washing Our Feet

I gave this family talk at the Olivet New Church in Toronto on April 3, 2011. Listen streaming here. Download here. The lesson is from John 13.  Additional recommended readings: Arcana Coelestia 10243, Arcana Coelestia 7442, Arcana Coelestia 3147, and Divine Providence 151. [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...]

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...]


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