The primary focus of “Living Word Live!” is on the living Word of the gospel that unites us, as we work and pray for spiritual renewal, vibrant faith and dynamic mission. 

I hope you find something of value here and I welcome your feedback.

Wishing you every blessing in Christ!

John Oakes

Latest Sermons

“A Humble Procession, ” Palm Sunday sermon on Matthew 21:1-11 as Priest-in-Charge of St. Cyprian’s, North York, April 2, 2023.


“Life or Death Decisions,” New Year’s Day Sermon on Romans 6:12-23, January 1, 2023, St. Paul’s, Bloor Street, Toronto


“Children of God,” Sermon on Romans 8:12-27, November 13, 2022, Little Trinity Anglican Church, Toronto

Homily on 2 Timothy 3:14-17, September 20, 2022, St. Paul’s Bloor St., Toronto, ON