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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Lenten Reflections V – Preparing for Holy Week

It’s now Tuesday afternoon, and I am finally getting to something that normally the first thing I do in the office come Monday morning. However, while most people might think that a minister might be busiest during Holy Week, I think it’s better to say that the week before Holy...

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The Last Epiphany – Preparing for Lent

I remember commenting on how long the season of Epiphany was this year, as Easter is so late this year, it means that Lent doesn’t start until Wednesday: the beginning of March. Still, if the season of Epiphany is experiencing and understanding God in new ways, then I hope that...

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Epiphanies in Prayer VII – Reflection

With the annual meeting coming up on Sunday, combined with Monday being family day, I’m a bit late getting to my weekly message. I hope you’ll forgive the lateness, but I can provide a few extra goodies. First, however, is that I’d like to express my thanks to Clint Mooney...

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Epiphanies in Prayer IV – Lament

This is the reflection on prayer that I didn’t want to write, and yet on this Monday morning, following the awful events over the weekend, including last night, I don’t think I have much choice. The attack on a mosque in Quebec City last night was an abhorrent attack on...

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