Rising Yeast

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The mandate God gave Kathy Klassen when she started her role as Director of Relational & Spiritual Vitality two and a half years ago was that of yeast needing to be kneaded through the whole loaf (Matthew 13:33)—the loaf being the Eastern Canadian District (ECD).  Yeast represented the Kingdom of … Read More

Tenth Church UBC Pt Grey

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While September is not officially the start of a new year, it certainly is the start of a new season for students across our nation. We know that as our high school students graduate and make their way to colleges and universities there is usually a significant shift in their … Read More

John 2:1-12

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Scripture Reading: On the third day a wedding took place at Cana in Galilee. Jesus’ mother was there, and Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding. When the wine was gone, Jesus’ mother said to him, “They have no more wine.” “Woman, why do you involve me?” … Read More

Healthy Agnosticism

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A few days ago, I sat by a grave marker that is now over 30 years old. The inscription is faded, but you can still make out the name, Daniel James Hearn. Our son was born very preterm at 28 weeks and only lived 30 hours. I remember holding him … Read More

Alpha in Thailand

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Again, Jesus said, “Peace be with you! As the Father sent me, so I am sending you” (John 20:21).  This is the power of a movement—it can start out with a small group of believers who passionately follow Christ’s example; no matter the difficulties and persecution and teach others to … Read More

John 1:43-51

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Scripture Reading: The next day Jesus decided to leave for Galilee. Finding Philip, he said to him, “Follow me.” Philip, like Andrew and Peter, was from the town of Bethsaida. 45 Philip found Nathanael and told him, “We have found the one Moses wrote about in the Law, and about whom … Read More

Experiencing Renewal

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“How would I orchestrate my exit from pastoral ministry?” I was exhausted. My wife had been diagnosed with a form of terminal cancer about ten years before and she was quickly slipping on us. Our church was walking though some very tumultuous times. I felt like, “I don’t know how … Read More

John 1:19-42

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Scripture Reading: Now this was John’s testimony when the Jewish leaders in Jerusalem sent priests and Levites to ask him who he was. He did not fail to confess, but confessed freely, “I am not the Messiah.” They asked him, “Then who are you? Are you Elijah?” He said, “I … Read More

The Cast of Sin

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We made it through two girls and seven years before our little man decided to superhero it off a chair, breaking his leg. He will have his cast for three weeks, but it has hardly slowed him down (he has invented new ways to get around and still obey Mommy’s … Read More