In Memory of Dr. Arnold Cook

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UPDATE: The visitation for Dr. Arnold Cook will be held on Friday, January 31st, 2020 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. in Unionville Room at Chapel Ridge Funeral Home, located at 8911 Woodbine Avenue, Markham, Ontario, L3R 5G1. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, … Read More

John 18: 28-40

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"You say that I am King. In fact, the reason I was born and came into the world is to testify to the truth" (John 18:37)

Scripture Reading: Then the Jewish leaders took Jesus from Caiaphas to the palace of the Roman governor. By now it was early morning, and to avoid ceremonial uncleanness they did not enter the palace, because they wanted to be able to eat the Passover. So Pilate came out to them … Read More

Post-Earthquake Anxiety

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A crack in the cement.

We experienced a devastating earthquake in Mexico City on September 19, 2017. I was in our 6th floor apartment when it happened at 1:14 p.m. It felt like the apartment was twisting and swaying all at once and the creaking and smashing sounds were all I could perceive as I … Read More

Learning to Give Jesus the Floor

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A black room with a spotlight shining on a chair.

In a surprising turn of events, I did not end up preaching on Easter Sunday a few years ago. Jesus had a different plan. Despite my efforts to prepare well for this pinnacle event in the life of the church, I was struggling with what direction to take the Easter … Read More

Pandemic Influenza Plan

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This plan is intended to be enacted in strategic partnership with whatever provincial, federal, international guidelines, directions and regulations are in place in the event of a pandemic influenza. In addition, being committed to the glory of God and the Church universal, we seek to take every opportunity to communicate, with word and … Read More

John 18: 1-27

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A picture with words that read "I am He, Jesus said" (John 18:5)

Scripture Reading: When he had finished praying, Jesus left with his disciples and crossed the Kidron Valley. On the other side there was a garden, and he and his disciples went into it. Now Judas, who betrayed him, knew the place, because Jesus had often met there with his disciples. … Read More

Chaos into Order

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Stacked Boxes

It had been one week since we had landed. We were thankful for the warm welcome from those on the ground and we were enjoying the sights and sounds of our new home. Our first week was spent running errands to acquire the basics for our home, finding an apartment … Read More

It’s Messy

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A sun sets behind a roller coaster, making the roller coaster a silhoutte

As an IW on home assignment, this year is all about having an opportunity to share stories in local churches, during Sunday gatherings, small groups, and over coffee. Whether or not it is actually the case, I feel this gnawing pressure to offer Instagram-perfect soundbites. Let’s be honest, conversion stories … Read More

Spotting Jesus in the Old Testament

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A digital illustration of a burning bush.

Tabernacle, Passover, sacrifice, atonement, scapegoat…even in English these words are daunting, but the Lord had set before me the job of explaining them to my students—in Thai. To add to it, somehow, I needed to make these Old Testament stories and laws relevant to the lives of a group of … Read More