Calm and Bright Worship Series

Calm and Bright Worship Series

This is the 200th anniversary of the song Silent Night, Holy Night.  The organ of the church was broken and in the midst of this small emergency a simple melody was written.  It has become one of the most well-known and loved song of Christmas.  Its meaning moves the...

Remember how as a child, outside at recess, you could feel when there was tension on the playground? A fight was breaking out. A dare was thrown down. Or someone was hurt. I was in the third grade at Briarwood Elementary school in Calgary, Alberta when my friends and...
Running For A Cause

Running For A Cause

Team World Vision raises money for clean water. We go the distance, so others don’t have to go so far. We train for and cover half and full marathon distances, so people in countries throughout Africa, including the Congo, Malawi, and Kenya, can: • Have clean...

A moral code is an agreed upon set of rules for right behavior that is consistently applied. Moral codes are not in vogue currently.  People are encouraged to do what is most fulfilling to them, to be actualized.  We are told to be happy even when it involves being...
Kavanaugh, Blasey Ford, Jesus and Us

Kavanaugh, Blasey Ford, Jesus and Us

This is a challenging and sometimes heartbreaking time in our nation.  The hearing to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court was contentious and divisive.  It unveiled – once again – the deep differences in our country.  Additionally, the testimony of Christine...
Leaving the Muck Behind by Ordinary Means

Leaving the Muck Behind by Ordinary Means

God used unremarkable things: Moses’ hand, the wind, the cloud, to bring about the remarkable movement from bondage and entrapment to safety and freedom for the Hebrew people.  The angel of God who was going before the Israelite army moved and went behind them,...