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This week’s sermon is available here. We continued in our series on listening to God this week. Pastor Dan pointed out that listening to God begins with recognizing that we live in a world filled with God’s presence and voice. There is more going on than we tend to see or hear. When we stop to listen, we realize that God is speaking. In order to listen to God, we also need… Read More

This week’s sermon is available here. This week we talked about learning to recognize the voice of God when He speaks. When I was young, I watched a Christian cartoon series called SuperBook. One of the episodes was all about young Samuel trying to sleep, but being constantly awakened by a voice calling to Him. As Pastor Dan spoke on Sunday, I kept picturing this cartoon in my head — Samuel going… Read More

This week’s sermon is available here. We’re digging into our series on listening to God, and this week we focused on hearing God through the main way He speaks — the Bible. As Pastor Dan put it, the indispensable foundation for hearing God is the Christian Scripture. This is where God has spoken to us. It is His speech written down for us to know Him and His ways. Hebrews tells us… Read More

You can watch Pastor Dan’s sermon right here. We were so blessed this week to be able to celebrate baptisms together! I love getting to watch people step forward and publicly declare their faith in Jesus as their Saviour and Lord. What a great moment to rejoice with our brothers and sisters! I appreciated Pastor Dan’s clear presentation of the gospel (good news) about Jesus! Those baptizees recognized that Jesus is the… Read More

You can watch this week’s sermon right here. This week we continued our study of Jesus’ final week by looking at what happened in the Garden of Gethsemane. What hit me most are some of the powerful images from that difficult night. For example, in his video about the path to the cross, Ray VanderLaan talks about the meaning of Gethsemane in Hebrew. It’s a combination of the words, “gat” and “shemanim.”… Read More

This weeks’ sermon is available to watch here. Also, if you’re interested in participating in a Passover Seder, get registered here! This week we explored the Last Supper that took place with Jesus and His disciples in the Upper Room. I loved that we explored this together, because Passover is one of my favorite biblical holidays! There is so much to this holiday that helps us remember what God has done in… Read More

This week’s sermon is available right here. This week we were in Mark 14 studying the story of the woman who poured out perfume on the feet of Jesus. We talked first about the fact that in this passage, we see love poured out. This woman came to Jesus and poured an entire bottle of expensive perfume over Jesus’ head. She gave everything¬† — her possession that was worth a year’s wages… Read More

This week’s sermon is available to watch here. This week Pastor Shawn continued taking us through the final week of Jesus. We stayed in Mark 11 and looked at the incident where Jesus drives the money changers out of the temple. This event–this show of Jesus’ anger–is a side of Him that people seem to either want to ignore completely or want to talk about all the time. Unfortunately, I’ve seen both… Read More

We started a new series this week that’s going to take us through Easter! We’re looking at the events of the final week of Jesus, which I think is a great way to prepare our hearts to contemplate, remember and celebrate what Jesus accomplished through His death and resurrection. To watch this week’s sermon, check it out here. Also, you can find the post about the meaning of Lent right here. This… Read More

This week’s sermon is available to watch here. This week we talked about the church. This is a big topic and one that brings up a lot of different thoughts, opinions and feelings. When I studied the Old Testament and the Hebrew language, I was often hit by the communal aspect of the Bible. And honestly, this is a difficult concept for me sometimes, probably because I have grown up in a… Read More