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The Lord’s My Shepherd

May 19, 2019
Sheep are one of the few livestock found virtually everywhere in the world. There are very few places where sheep are not raised. Australia has 3 times more sheep than…

A True Mother

May 12, 2019
A True Mother Motherhood is not always easy, and someone said anyone who thinks it is, probably was never a mother! Sometimes motherhood is filled with total joy; other times,…

On The Beach by J. Bellsmith

May 5, 2019
In preparation for our trip to Palestine-Israel (which begins early tomorrow morning) I had asked a few colleagues who had been there before what their impressions were. All of them…

Why are you hiding?

April 28, 2019
While attending and preaching at the first Regional Women's Gathering in Western Canada last month, I had the privilege of and listening to keynote speaker Mary Jo Leddy, an activist,…

Let Go

April 21, 2019
When I think of the imagery used at Easter I am often reminded of two kinds of creatures, bullfrogs and butterflies. This is in part because their arrival reminds us…

Maternal Health in Malawi

April 7, 2019
Throughout this season of Lent we have talked about faithful living, be it through trust, gratitude, or repentance. The whole season is intended to advance our formation as disciples of…

The Homecoming

March 31, 2019
The Homecoming 46 years ago, Tony Orlando had a hit that become his signature song: “Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round the Old Oak Tree. It tells the story of a…

Holy Bowlers

March 24, 2019
Thanks to a colleague in ministry, the Rev. Harry Currie, Minister at First Presbyterian Church in Edmonton I recently learned a fascinating fact about a once favourite pass time. “In…

With Thanksgiving

March 17, 2019
In our “Anxious for Nothing” Bible study, each week we focused on a different verse from the Philipians text. Max Lucado used incredibly wise words to help us in our…