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Faith in Real Life

Healing Power of Gratitude

Reading Time: 3 minutesMany of us grew up having had "good" manners drilled into us.  Please and thank you being the "magic words" of etiquette but more than just being polite, showing gratitude may just have some unexpected and profound healing effects.   Who doesn't like to be thanked, to be recognized in an appropriate way when we have […]

Leadership

Which Jesus?

Reading Time: 6 minutes“What are people saying about who the Son of Man is? ”They replied, “Some think he is John the Baptizer, some say Elijah, some Jeremiah or one of the other prophets.” He pressed them, “And how about you? Who do you say I am?” Simon Peter said, “You’re the Christ, the Messiah, the Son of […]

Growing Deeper

Soulful Living

It was a lovely Sunday afternoon.  You couldn’t ask for a nicer Spring day in Southern Alberta.   On a whim, we decided we would pack a picnic lunch and head to a favourite spot we have. Not frequented my many other, this lovely coulee with wonderful … [Read More...]

Freedom: Making Freer Choices

"If you stick with this, living out what I tell you, you are my disciples for sure. Then you will experience for yourselves the truth, and the truth will free you." - Jesus Who the Son sets free is free indeed!  I so love this scripture from John 8. … [Read More...]

Divine Love is… Free

Freedom is the very nature of divine love, for it is when love is freely given and freely received that it is, in fact, healthy love.  As soon as we attach expectations and seek to meet those exceptions by use of coercion or manipulation love ceases to be … [Read More...]

Judge Less. More Filling.

“Judge not lest you be judged” are haunting words for me.  I am coming to realize that a constant problem of the human creation is the propensity to judge others.   I think there are a variety of reasons for this but for our purposes here, suffice to say it is … [Read More...]

The Question

“Who do they say I am?” The question surely rang strange in the hearts of His friends. “What an odd question. What does He mean?” They were all too familiar with Jesus’ stories and twists on old familiar ones. With perhaps some … [Read More...]

One Size Fits All Spirituality? – Ministry

As a recovering "Big Box" church pastor, I understand a lot of the challenges that face pastors. I have experienced the challenge they face to keep the church rolling, to provide a great Sunday service, and because of the size, the most efficient way to teach … [Read More...]