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Best Church Welcome Ever!!

Christians are often accused of being unfriendly to outsiders. We often treat church like a ‘club’ that you have to join in order to be accepted. When we were ‘church shopping’ a number of years ago we based a lot of our church choosing on how welcome we were made to feel. Sometimes the welcome . . . → Read More: Best Church Welcome Ever!!

The Past is the Past. Leave it There!

Unless you’ve been living in a hole, been off the planet, or in a coma for the last little while, I’m sure you’ve heard all the hoopla about Josh Duggar and the story of his sexual abusing years ago as a 14 year old. The story hit me hard. I feel sad. I feel angry. . . . → Read More: The Past is the Past. Leave it There!

The World Has Gone Mad and I’m Sad!

I’m seriously thinking of locking myself in my house in the country, turning off the TV and the Internet and just going into “hermit-mode” until sanity returns. The problem is, I’m not sure if I can live long enough to see things turn around.

Am I depressed? Not clinically, but I’m certainly sad. Sad at . . . → Read More: The World Has Gone Mad and I’m Sad!

What I Learned From “Out Of The Cold”

Today marked the end of our church’s 2nd year of involvement with Out of the Cold. Out of the Cold is a program where a church, synagogue or other facility, give shelter to some homeless guests overnight, feed them dinner and breakfast and help them on their way for the day with a bag lunch. . . . → Read More: What I Learned From “Out Of The Cold”

The Wonders of a Christmas Parade

I’ve been watching Facebook and I know some of you are stressing out about Christmas and noting that it’s their least favourite time of the year.

For some of you, I get it — grieving losses, disillusionment, disgust at the consumerism, the expectations of having to shop, etc — but for me Christmas is a . . . → Read More: The Wonders of a Christmas Parade