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 thanks to a well-known musical, […]

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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 not the kind of WWE […]

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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 sense of humour. And yet, […]

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Text: Acts 2:1-21 (Pentecost) Some of you may not know this, but I am a bit of a Rollercoaster nut. When Megan was Ian’s age, for a few years Sarah and myself had Season’s Passes Canada’s Wonderland north of Toronto, and we’d go as often as we were able. Of course, having a young child […]

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Text: Acts 1:1-11 We don’t often think about Easter being a season. In fact, with the exception of Wednesday’s storm, we are pretty much into summer mode now that we are past Victoria day. We often think that Easter as just one day, and yet really, the Easter Season comes to a close this week. […]

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