Midweek Wake-Up, December 6, 2017

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As I write this I reflect on my cold, windy walk to church this morning.  Walking amidst the dim of the winter morning, covering up my face as the wind howled with increasing intensity.

Midweek Wake-Up, November 28, 2017

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Good morning church. As I reflect back on this past Sunday and the first eight verses of Colossians, I once again am reminded of God’s grace. We need to return to God’s grace regularly.

Midweek Wake-Up, November 22, 2017

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Recently I was struck by Kathy Keller’s comment, referring back to her decision to follow Christ and what it meant to grow into that decision.  At one point Keller writes “I knew God was real, I had encountered Him in every way possible, except through Scripture”.

Midweek Wake-Up, November 15, 2017

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Good morning church. I was reminded yesterday of how important it is that we view everything through the lens of God’s grace. When we think about “growth” we need to think of it as an outpouring of God’s grace.

Midweek Wake-Up, November 8, 2017

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What makes you stand on your head for joy? Before coming to a saving faith in Christ Martin Luther said that "if I could believe that God was not angry with me, I would stand on my head for joy"

Midweek Wale-Up, November 1st, 2017

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On Sunday we heard, as written by Professor John Stackhouse that one of the struggles of Canadian Christians is that “our love is largely sentimental.”

Midweek Wake-Up, October 25, 2017

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After painting an incredibly rich picture of truth in the book of Hebrews, the writer than encourages us to never quit meeting together, in order to help each other hold onto this truth.

Midweek Wake-Up, October 18, 2017

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As I write this midweek, looking out on the beauty and warmth of the fall season, the effects of the wind are present.

Midweek Wake-Up, October 5th, 2017

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This week I sat in stunned silence watching the news surrounding the tragic events that took place in Las Vegas, perhaps feeling it more closely as two Manitoba women were among the many injured.

Midweek Wake-Up, September 28, 2017

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Fathers who have given away a daughter as a bride at a wedding, know the joy of walking your beautiful young girl down the aisle, along with the emotion of giving her away to a young man who has won her heart

Midweek Wake Up, September 21, 2017

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What will you be doing in ten thousand years time?  What are you doing in this life now, that will continue to be of real impact in ten thousand years time?  At the risk of oversimplification let me suggest the following

Midweek Wake-Up. September 13, 2017

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Sunday we were challenged with a question by magician/illusionist Penn Jillette where he asks “How much do you have to hate somebody to not proselytize? How much do you have to hate someone to believe everlasting life is possible and not tell them that?”

Midweek Wake-Up, September 07, 2017

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Seems when we speak about leadership, and spiritual leadership, in particular, many thoughts and ideas run through our minds.

Midweek Wake-Up, August 31, 2017

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Walking through the story of the Good Samaritan as we did on Sunday, we see something that is often common to our sinful natures, questions we seek to justify ourselves before God.

Midweek Wake-Up, August 16 2017

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  On Sunday we heard about Barnabas, the man who exhorted and encouraged both, Saul and Mark.