Sermons by Seminarian PJ Aarsvold

God Does Have a Plan

Sometimes we wonder – does God have a plan? Tonight, we examine two stories – the story of Joseph and the story of Jesus. Each story is filled with trials, pain, and injustice, but through these stories we can see each one was part of God’s plan, and He still has a plan for us…

Learning To Lament

In our studies of the bible, the laments from the old testament can be easy to ‘flyover’ and rush through to get to the rest of the book. The third chapter of Job find Job lamenting his life. It’s difficult to dig into these chapters, but we can learn from them. When we struggle to…

Life Sunday

On this sanctity of life Sunday, and every day, we look for meaning in our human existence. Isaiah reminds us Jesus was human, he took on human form and lived his life with us on Earth. But did He labor in vain, did He spend His strength for nothing? No! Jesus was brought to bring…

Reflected Light

When Zechariah wrote about the state of God’s people, they had fallen into an ugly and messy state. When we are in and ugly and messy state, we find ourselves feeling guilt and shame, as we struggle to hide our flaws. But God cared for his people then and now, turning them and us from…