What Are You Looking for in a Church?

Here are some thoughts from someone in our church. What would you add? A place that sees itself as a place second, and the hands and feet of Jesus first. A place where the modus operandi is “go and tell”, not “come and see”. A place where doubts and discussion are...

No Sense to Loss

We are now in the Lenten season where Christians celebrate 40 days (not including Sundays) before Easter. The spiritual exercise returns us to the story of Jesus in the desert during the 40 days of temptation (Matthew 4). This past weekend our worship gathering...

When Go Means Stay

Why is it if you’re under 40 you tend to be more migratory than previous generations? Perhaps it’s a response to globalization, perhaps it’s a response to our inability to remain content when we stay in one place too long. There exists a conundrum...

Simply Belonging

I grew up being a devoted fan of the Calgary Centennials, the one time local junior hockey team. One night I took that dedication a little too far. Without telling my parents, I took our family dog, some provisions and money, and went to the game that night. That was...