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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Broken Stones

Text: 1 Peter 2:2-10 This past Wednesday, a team of us from St. Matthew’s were at our monthly ministry to Brenda’s House. The Treasure Trunk Program has been a real way of connecting with the needs of people living within our own community. Not only that, it helps us to get out of our own […]

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The Valley of the Shadow

Text: Psalm 23 For the second time in as many months, the suggested readings of the day come back to the well-known six verses of the 23rd Psalm. Normally we follow a pattern of readings like this precisely because we don’t want to repeat ourselves, and then less than six weeks after it came up […]

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