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The Gospel of Unity

Our world is becoming more and more divided. In politics, the polarization of parties and ideologies is increasing as much as the division between the rich and the poor. Even in churches, divisions and segregation are practiced every day. Sadly, tribalism is stronger than ever. In our church, I have been preaching out of the…

If Jesus Lived in My Neighborhood

One of the biggest struggles churches and other organizations have is finding volunteers to do many of the tasks required. In churches, it usually revolves around teaching Sunday school or working with youth. Other organizations have problems getting people to take time out of their busy schedules to help at bingos, casino nights or at…

How Paul Saw the Church

Our church is approaching its 40th anniversary. Looking back there have been many changes. People come and go. People pass away and children are born. Pastors come and go. Even locations change. The truth is, although we desire to be constant and stable, change is necessary for survival and effectiveness for reaching the community around…

Salutations!

Recently I have been spending some of my free time cleaning out the garage. My wife hate’s the garage because there are a “few” spiders hanging around. She doesn’t like spiders and gets creeped out when they are around. While we were on holidays on Vancouver Island, we saw a lot of them in and…

Connected in Unity

Prologue: Team Building Exercise: Boys vs Girls – 40-piece 3D Puzzle. Sharing: What’s the most difficult thing about working with others? Unity within the body of Christ takes work. We don’t always agree but we can set aside out differences, sacrifice our personal comfort, and work together to fulfill our call. Read Ephesians 4:1-6; This…