Trusting in Hope

Trusting in Hope

Jeremiah 33:14-16: The days are surely coming, says the Lord, when I will fulfill the promise I made to the house of Israel and the house of Judah. In those days and at that time I will cause a righteous Branch to spring up for David; and he shall execute justice and...
Preparing for Christmas…More than Shopping

Preparing for Christmas…More than Shopping

The holiday season seems to have digressed into a time of shopping, taking pictures at the mall, and spending way more money than many people have! This is not unique to the Christian faith, but to most of the United States and Canada, regardless of religious belief....
Setting Hopes on God? or Riches?

Setting Hopes on God? or Riches?

Read: 1 Timothy 6:17-21 In the fall of 2012, Hurricane Sandy struck the shores of the East Coast of North America, wreaking havoc on much of the mainland Carolinas, New Jersey, and New York. At the time, Grant and I were living in Princeton, New Jersey (about an hour...
Where is God in Our Suffering?

Where is God in Our Suffering?

This past Sunday at St. Paul’s Leaskdale, we enjoyed a Family Service, where our whole church body came together for worship, rather than having children’s ministry during the service. It was a beautiful time where we looked at different ways we “experience” God in...