Michael Toy

Michael Toy is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Religious Studies at Te Herenga Waka Victoria University of Wellington studying digital religion in New Zealand. He also serves as public theologian for the Student Christian Movement Aotearoa.

Sermons and Bible Studies

Lent: A Season for Dominance, Lent 1 (A) – 2020

March 01, 2020

[RCL]: Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7; Romans 5:12-19; Matthew 4:1-11; Psalm 32 “If, because of the one man’s trespass, death exercised dominion through that one, much more surely will those who receive […]

Zombie Ants, Baptism, and the Beloved, Epiphany 1 (A) – January 12, 2020

January 12, 2020

[RCL]: Isaiah 42:1-9; Psalm 29; Acts 10:34-43; Matthew 3:13-17 In the 1950s, a young Harvard professor, Dr. Ed Wilson, discovered something fascinating about ants. When an ant dies, after a […]

Bible Study: Easter 5 (B) – 2015

May 03, 2015

Acts 8:26-40 This story from Luke/Acts stars Philip, one of the seven deacons chosen earlier, in Acts 6:5. Philip has just come from Samaria, where he preached the gospel with […]

Bible Study: Lent 4 (B) – 2015

March 15, 2015

Numbers 21:4-9 This passage finds the people of Israel after they have left Egypt and journeyed through the wilderness. Bullied by the Edomites, the Israelites become impatient on the circuitous […]

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