Dreams, Coats, and Story

Genesis 37:1-4; 12-28 There are many different stories living in the later chapters of Genesis that perhaps we may have heard of, they ring a bell someplace, but they’re not the ones that immediately come to mind. Last week was one of them, this week is another, but at least...

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Wrestling with God

Text: Genesis 32:22-31 There is a story deep in the later chapters of Genesis. It’s not a story that we know particularly well, but, it’s a story worth telling, and a story worth listening to. Would you believe it’s a wrestling match… and not a nice one either? This is...

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Wheat by Brad Higham

Careless Abundance

  Matthew 13:1-9 One of the things that I enjoy about Stampede is the displays, particularly in the Agrium building. Learning where our food comes from. While it is no secret that I am not much of a gardener, I’d like to think that I’ve learned something about modern crop...

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Easing the Burden

  Matthew 11:16-19;25-30 “Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.” These are words of comfort, words of hope. This verse is certainly very familiar, and is used in a number of different circumstances in church life: words of...

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Laughing with God

Text: Genesis 18:1-15; 21:1-7 Laughter is good for the heart… and not just metaphorically either… there have apparently been some studies done that being able to laugh can improve our quality of life, and even extend our lifespan. There is a real genuine benefit in life for having a good...

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