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Sacrifice and Worship

Recent trends in the church have included the move towards social justice. I believe this is a very important shift in the focus and ministry of the church. From what I have seen though is this movement has been motivated more by perceived needs of the world and the culture’s own move towards causes rather…

How to Use Money

Money. It is one of the things pastors are uncomfortable talking about. A number of years ago, Richard Halverson, former chaplain of the U.S. Senate, made these comments: “Jesus Christ said more about money than about any other single thing because, when it comes to a man’s real nature, money is of first importance. Money…

Seeing Beyond the Circumstances

Trials are hardships and difficulties over which we have no control. We read the story of Job and wonder how we could have endured such hardship and loss. In the New Testament, we read the words of Peter in his first letter, “Dear friends, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal that has come…

Worshipping in Adversity

Many of you are aware that this past week, a fire in northern Alberta swept through the area of Fort McMurray, displacing upwards of 88 000 people. This has brought a lot of “refugees” into our city. This has put a huge burden on the residents and businesses here but all have stepped up to…