Be Content With Who You Are

Be Content With Who You Are

Read: 1 Timothy 6:1-10 In Desiderata of Love, Max Ehrmann writes, “Keep interested in your own career, however humble; it is a real possession in the changing fortunes of time.” In this poem, he speaks of quiet contentment. This is not to say never change jobs or...
Living Richly: God’s Extravagant Love

Living Richly: God’s Extravagant Love

I had a friend a number of years ago that told a story about a backpacking trip that he took in university. It was a friend from camp, who generally did outlandish things and therefore had a plethora of absurd stories, but this one really captured me. I have been...
Living Richly with God

Living Richly with God

As I mentioned last week, stewardship doesn’t begin with giving, it begins with the heart. When we have our hearts aligned correctly before our Creator, everything else seems to fall into place. And it is not a matter of checking off a box and giving stuff away, but...
Good Reads for the Interior Life

Good Reads for the Interior Life

Our sermon series “Inside Out: Pursuing the Interior Life of Jesus,” comes to a close in a few weeks. So, I thought it might be helpful to identify some ongoing resources. For individuals who feel that further reading on the interior life of Jesus or how to become...
Accepting Trials

Accepting Trials

Last week I looked at what it meant to accept blessing. Pastor Andrew preached a sermon a couple of weeks ago, about God bestowing a blessing on Jesus in the story of the transfiguration. Then this past Sunday Pastor Grant preached again on Jesus blessing the little...