A New Beginning

Text: Acts 1:1-11 If I learned no other lesson from Jon Black in my second-year Shakespeare course in University was that every story Shakespeare told set up a new beginning, whether he chose to tell it or not. Whether it was tragedy, comedy, or a historical play, there was always a hint of the possibility […]

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Christ’s Choice of Friends

Text: John 15:9-17 Let’s talk about friends, and friendship. I think many of us are fortunate enough to be blessed with one or two people whom we can call a “true” friend. A “true” friend is someone with whom you are intimate with… in the proper sense of the word. We are able to trust […]

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Growing in the Vine

Text: John 18:1-8 Finally! At least with the weather this week, we can say that spring is here. Well, truth is, growing up here in Calgary, we don’t really get spring, or fall for that matter, what we get are summer and winter getting into fights. This year, winter has had a bit more staying […]

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The Lamb that Shepherds

Texts: Reflecting on Psalm 23, John 10:11-18 and Revelation 7:9-17 There are few Biblical passages better known that the 23rd Psalm. It is the most common reading at funerals often because many of a certain generation memorized it as children. Outside of funerals, the fourth Sunday after Easter features it. Not surprisingly sometimes today is […]

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The Unfinished Story?

Text: Mark 16:1-8 So they went out and fled from the tomb, for terror and amazement had seized them; and they said nothing to anyone, for they were afraid. It’s not supposed to end like that!! What do you mean that they went out and fled from the tomb and said nothing to anyone? It […]

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