Holiday Reflection

I am not on holidays, at least not yet. Because of an odd bit of scheduling for a wedding, I am not officially starting my holidays until this Friday, August 21st. It means I am here in the office preparing for a wedding on August 5th and worship on Sunday,...

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Pentecost – God in the Midst of Crisis

“When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; when through the rivers, they won’t sweep over you.” –Isaiah 43:2 I need to begin by expressing a deep sense of gratitude to everyone who came out for the yard clean-up and garden work to get the church grounds...

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Easter Proclamations – Disruptions

Easter Proclamations – Disruptions “He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation;” – Colossians 1:15 I can’t believe it is Thursday, and I almost let the week get away from me without sending out my weekly message. It’s a discipline exercise, really, and yet there...

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Easter Proclamations – Expo

I started writing this on Monday, but for various reasons didn’t manage to finish it until today! During the time with the children in worship this past Sunday, two of the girls were carrying with them gifts from their Secret Friends: one had “Rainbow Dash” and the other “Twilight Sparkle.”...

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Easter Proclamations II – Hobbies

If you’re wondering what I did on the weekend after Easter, I was an “exhibitor” at an event called Supertrain. It’s advertised as Canada’s largest model train show, and it takes place yearly here in Calgary. A little over a year ago, my family and I went, thinking that Ian...

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