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Rending hearts

February 12th, 2016

By: Kyle Norman

Topic: Pop Culture Piety

If we rend our garments and not our hearts, at the end of Lent all we are left with are torn clothes. Nothing will change in our lives.

The Kingdom, the power, and the glory

February 11th, 2016

By: Gregor Sneddon

Topic: Flesh made Word

The Lenten Journey is a path that leads to the deepest parts of ourselves—it addresses us at our most naked places, our deepest motivations and desires, for this is where true healing takes place.

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February 7th, 2016

By: Laura Marie Piotrowicz

Topic: Everyday Christianity

In a world of busyness and expectations to produce, sometimes being still is perfect.

Safe Jesus

February 4th, 2016

By: Kyle Norman

Topic: Pop Culture Piety

Which Jesus do we want? Do we want a safe, inflatable Jesus—or one who can be uncomfortable, but is full of power?

Change us into his likeness

February 4th, 2016

By: Gregor Sneddon

Topic: Flesh made Word

Lent is about journeying into the miraculous freedom of Easter. Fasting and abstinence are not intended to be self improvement plans, like losing 10 pounds for summer swim wear, or to be rewarded for our heroic ascetic achievement.

How will Millennials change the way we give?

February 3rd, 2016

By: Peter Misiaszek

Topic: Growing Good Stewards

How do we respond to the change that Millennials are bringing to the church? They are children of the information age: shunning chequing accounts for e-transfers, accessing for instant clarification rather than reading through reams of documents in an encyclopedia and touching base with friends via text and Instagram while avoiding telephone land-lines altogether.

Plump squirrels and climate change

February 2nd, 2016

By: The Rev. Monique Stone

Topic: Simple and Not So Simple

Extremely plump squirrels, and summer flies in the middle of December seem rather insignificant. That is, until we realize the interconnectedness of it all.

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