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Thanksgiving Sermon

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I read two stats this week that got my blood pressure up.  Stat 1: “The typical church in England (which is culturally similar to Canada) has six adults for every child or student in their congregation.”  Congregations are getting older.  Stat 2: “72% of people who come to faith in Jesus do so before their […]

RISKY BUSINESS : PART 2 – THE RISK OF COMMITMENT

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JOIN US FOR PART 2 OF RISKY BUSINESS Faith. Our relationship with God depends on it. But what is it? Is it believing where there is no evidence?  Like in unicorns?  Well, no it’s not. Not Christian faith anyway. Christian faith springs out of evidence. Evidence for God’s presence in the world.  But Christian faith […]

RISKY BUSINESS : PART 2 – THE RISK OF COMMITMENT

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Join us for part 2 of Risky Business Faith. Our relationship with God depends on it. But what is it? Is it believing where there is no evidence?  Like in unicorns?  Well, no it’s not. Not Christian faith anyway. Christian faith springs out of evidence. Evidence for God’s presence in the world.  But Christian faith […]

RISKY BUSINESS : PART 1 – BIG FAITH

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Faith. Our relationship with God depends on it. But what is it? Is it believing where there is no evidence?  Like in unicorns?  Well, no it’s not. Not Christian faith anyway. Christian faith springs out of evidence. Evidence for God’s presence in the world.  But Christian faith goes beyond where the evidence alone can take […]

BAPTISM – WHAT’S THE BIG DEAL? MARK 1:1-8

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Baptism.  What’s the big deal?  Why does it matter whether or not you decide to get dunked under some water?  We can only answer those questions by going back a couple millenia and entering into the story of Jesus.  To him and his followers Baptism wasn’t a ritual, or a rite you did by rote.  […]

THE REAL YOU : PART 10 : A TEMPLE OF GOD’S SPIRIT

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I love this time of year.  BBQ’s in the backyard, meeting friends at the lake, a lazy float down the river, or a cool evening ride with some buddies, are just some of the ways that we recharge our batteries during the summer months.  Similarly we gather together to unite our voices in praise, our […]