Anticipating Pentecost

“The spirit of the Lord God is upon me,  because the Lord has anointed me; he has sent me to bring good news to the oppressed, to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and release to the prisoners; 2 to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor…”...

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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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Easter Proclamations

Easter Proclamations “He is not here, for he has been raised, as he said” –Matthew 28:6 It’s the Tuesday after Easter, and I am preparing for a funeral. It’s a real contrast, because we are now in the season of celebrating new life and resurrection hope. It seems odd to...

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