The Bosma family, their church community and a vast, sympathetic cross-section of the wider public agonized through eight days of heartsick worry as police searched for Tim Bosma, a young father abducted f rom his home in Ancaster, Ont. The evening of May 6th he took two men for a test drive in his advertised pick-up truck, telling his wife he would be back soon. He never returned. The case was very quickly turned over to homicide detectives, who gradually uncovered Bosma’s phone, a suspect, the missing truck and finally, on day eight, his murdered body. ...Full Story
This tree, which grows beside Tim's church, bloomed on the day his death was confirmed.
Under God’s wings
Sunday the 12th of May was Mothers’ Day. It was also the Sunday on which the location and circumstance of Tim Bosma was unknown. That day prayers and petitions from churches far and wide went up to the Lord: Please, bring Tim home. Please, let him be safe. Lord, have mercy.
On that Sunday my preaching text was Psalm 91. Months earlier I and the worship team decided to have it be the focus for Mothers’ Day Sunday because ...Full Story
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