Epiphany: Christmas for Christians

January 6th is Epiphany. Most people don’t have any connection to the day because it’s not your typical Hallmark event. If you don’t follow any liturgical traditions then you’ve probably overlooked Epiphany. Until the forth century there was no...
Ask for New

Ask for New

Most nativity scenes come with the usual suspects: baby Jesus, manger, donkey, Joseph, Mary, 3 wise men, a shepherd or too, etc. Most all nativity scenes are probably inaccurate. Among others, we know that the wise men weren’t present, they encounter Jesus when...
Hero’s of a Different Kind

Hero’s of a Different Kind

In the final instalment of our Values Series, we wrapped it all together with a story. Not just any story, but one where you’re the main protagonist. Of all the stories in the world you can fit them into 7 different plots: rags to riches, the quest, overcoming...
The New Year Begins – Advent Season 2016

The New Year Begins – Advent Season 2016

Today is the first Sunday of Advent. Our community loosely follows the liturgical calendar in which the first Sunday of Advent marks the beginning of a new year. We don’t associate the lead up to Christmas as a time to reflect on new beginnings as we would for...