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Uncancelled

Posted by Tim LaTour on

The word “cancel” has taken on a whole new meaning in the last few years. It seems that with our social media presence and the fact that tweets, status updates, and messages don’t get deleted, people can “go back in time” and find something that someone has said and...

Fear nothing but God!

Posted by Daniel Tse on

FEAR NOTHING BUT GOD! OR FEAR EVERYTHING BUT GOD? I remember one sentiment a friend shared with me during a conversation several years ago. He stated that he has no fear of God as God loves him. I am sure that God does love him, deeply, yet this love does not negate our rightful fear of Him...

Beatitudes For The City

Posted by Sherman Chau on

A reflection on the Beatitudes (Matthew 5:1-10) and response in prayer for our city, and other cities in turmoil.  Now when Jesus saw the crowds, he went up on a mountain and sat down. His disciples came to him, and he began to teach them. He said: Blessed are the poor in spirit, for...

Family Reunion

Posted by Tim LaTour on

I haven’t been to a family reunion in decades. I’m not sure what your family reunions are like, but our family’s reunions were very large. Now, we’d have smaller, regular family gatherings for holidays and other occasions with our extended family. But family reunions...

Ready, Get Set, Restart!

Posted by Kevin Kusunoki on

I hate running. I’m just not very good at it. I don’t like dealing with my shin splints, nor do I like being lost in my own thoughts for a long period of time. Now I get it, running can be therapeutic for some people, but for me running is the last thing that you’ll find me...

Oh the Places You'll [Not] Go

Posted by Eric Farmer on

Some couples exchange beautiful poetry on their romantic walks together as they explore the depths of language and imagination. Not Katie and I, we quote Dr Seuss. As we were reflecting this week on this abnormal season of life, she recalled one of her favourite, obscure lines from that profound...

But we had hoped...

Posted by Brett Hilliard on

It's a familiar story for many. The Road to Emmaus, where Jesus (in disguise) appears to two followers who are described as being "downcast" because their hopes had been dashed. Dejected, they now return home, having witnessed the death of Jesus, but unaware of his resurrection. "What are you...

 

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