Sermon Series: Jonah: The Reluctant Prophet / What To Do When We Don't Agree The book of Jonah is a prophetic masterpiece that is often neglected by churches in their teaching. It is a vivid picture of how a faith community that becomes self-obsessed and in-grown fails to embody the life God has called us … Continue reading What Do You Do With A Reluctant Prophet?
I read an interesting article today by Craig and Marc Kielburger in the Globe and Mail. The two brothers have been social activists since they were 12 years old, co-founders of Save the Children and were the ones that came up with the "Me to We" campaign. Every elementary school I know of has a … Continue reading What Fresh Water Means
Lots of homework lately. I don't have time to do anything but write papers. I had a great weekend a couple of weeks ago (Oct. 31 - Nov. 2) at the Williams' estate on Lake Joseph with 12 friends. We enjoyed a great deal of fellowship and played a game of cards or two. Here they … Continue reading Top Thr33 Tuesday
Whoever is in charge of publicity for All Saints Day should be fired! What a lame holiday! Nobody hardly knows about it. Click here if you need a refresher. It's gotten so bad that the day before the holiday (All Hallow's Eve) has become more important than the actual day. Google won't even change it's … Continue reading Happy All Saints Day
The book of Acts helps us see how special the church was intended to be; "They were together and had everything in common." (Acts 2:44), they met together daily and praised God with glad hearts. In addition to all that, Acts 2: 42 says there were four things that the church were really committed to: … Continue reading A Love of Learning
On March 30th, 2008 the Tintern Church of Christ and the Beamsville Church hosted a Missional Church Workshop. Our guest speaker was Dr. Mark Love, assistant professor at ACU. Our first session was held at the Empire Theatres in St. Catharines ON. The idea of beginning our workshop away from the church building was to … Continue reading Missional Church Workshop