Palm Sunday – a day to rejoice.  Why? Because Jesus is coming!  I was looking forward to waving my palm branch this coming Sunday morning, shouting “Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!” but that is not going to happen, for us or for many churches and their people this…

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If there ever was a time that we needed to shine our lights, it is now.  No one lights a lamp and puts it in a place where it will be hidden. Many of us are feeling housebound after days of quarantine.  We have read all our books, we have binged on every television series…

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In these days of isolation we watch and listen as the world around us goes into a PANIC! But what does PANIC really look like? PANIC —  Panic moves us to PRAYER.  PRAYER moves us to ACTION.   ACTION moves us to NAVIGATE.  NAVIGATE moves us to INSPIRE.   And INSPIRE moves us to CHANGE. If you want to PANIC…

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Did the woman at the well “let the cat out of the bag” when she told Jesus did not have a husband?  If someone already knows the answer to the question is it really letting the cat out of the bag?  The story of the Woman at the Well answers both these questions.  Is the story…

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Have you ever set a goal for yourself and tried earnestly to keep to that goal?  Sometimes there are so many temptations around we start to waver and find it hard to make the finish line. In this season of Lent we are reminded of how Jesus was tempted in the wilderness as he fasted…

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If you had more time what would you do with it?  Do we spend our time doing something that will have eternal value or temporal value?  We all interact with time … watching TV, exercising, reading, fixing things, gardening or just hanging out.  Where does interacting with family come in.  Or interacting with God.  If…

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Family Day Weekend, 2020! This Holiday celebrates the importance of families and family life to people and to their community.  How do we show importance to someone?  Spending time with them.  Just because we are spending time together does not necessarily mean we are “spending time” with them.  Spending time is interacting with them.  Interacting…

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We as people are always transforming things.  We transform fabric into quilts for something to wear.  We have recipes where we transform ordinary ingredients into something delicious to eat (most of the time anyhow!).  We transform our living space into something new and exciting … depending on the colours we choose.  Transformation takes time.  The…

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Do you remember when …?  That is often the beginning of a story.  Our lives are a whole series of stories.  The first time you took a step.  The weather the day you were born.  The time and place you were born.  Theses are part of your story you rely on other people to tell…

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How many times have you been asked the question “Why?” over the years?  Children seem to ask it continually and sometimes we simply answer by saying, “just because” then comes the question, “But why?”.  Biblical theology can be boiled down to a few questions.  Why do I believe what I believe?  How do I know…

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